Mars Chocolate North America has issued a recall of some of its Twix candy bars in Connecticut and four other states.
The company announced a voluntary recall of its TWIX Brand Unwrapped Bites Stand Up Pouch with the code date 421BA4GA60. Approximately 25 cases of the stand-up pouches with that code might hold candy prducts containing peanuts and eggs, which are not listed on the ingredient label.
People who have allergies to peanuts and eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. No adverse reactions have been reported at this time.
The specific code date mentioned above was shipped and distributed to warehouses in Connecticut as well as Texas, Indiana, Oregon and Tennessee.
The TWIX Brand Unwrapped Bites product comes in a seven-ounce, metallized-golden package marked with lot number 421BA4GA60 and with an expiration date of "03/2015" on the back.
Mars Chocolate said it will work with retail customers to ensure that the recalled product is not on store shelves.
Customers who think they have purchased this item and have allergy concerns can return the product to the store where they purchased it for a full refund or call Mars Chocolate at 800-551-0907.