Consumer Alert / Product Recall: Jelly Belly Deluxe Easter Mix (Contains Gluten!)

by Cinde Shields on April 6th, 2012


Beware... Jelly Belly Deluxe Easter Mix candies are being recalled due to the fact they were made with undeclared wheat.  The candies are falsely labeled gluten free.  The recalled product was distributed nationwide. Details:

Assortment of seasonal Peter Rabbit Deluxe Easter Mix “Gluten Free” candies 2.7 ounce bags UPC number 071567992794 Lot codes of:
11111, with Best Before date of January 11, 2013 111215, with Best Before date of February 15, 2013 Lot code 120120, with Best Before date of March 20, 2013

The Jelly Belly Candy Company of Fairfield, California initiated the recall.  The reason for the recall is that the Deluxe Easter candy mix contains wheat and malted milk balls, which contain gluten.

If you have a question or need more information, contact Jelly Belly Customer Service at 1-800-323-9380 from 6:00 am to 5:00 pm PST (Monday through Friday).

 

--------------------- Author Information: Cinde Shields, WA, USA Cinde Shields is a freelance writer and the mother of a child with Celiac Disease and another with Autism, both of whom follow gluten free diets.  Cinde started her Gluten Free Taste of Home blog as an effort to help others living a gluten free lifestyle by featuring gluten free product reviews, recipes, restaurant reviews and more. Website: Gluten Free Taste of Home


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