LEWISTOWN, Pa. (CBSMiami/AP) — Asher’s Chocolates, sold nationwide, is recalling about 40 of its chocolate products over concerns they may be contaminated with Salmonella.READ MORE: Miami Weather: Mix Of Sun & Clouds, Building Easterly Breeze
The products include wrapped chocolates, chocolate bars and chocolate covered pretzels and are sold nationally.
President and CEO Jeff Asher says in a statement that in the company’s 124 years of business, they’ve never had a salmonella issue.READ MORE: Moped Crash On County Line Road Leaves One Dead, One In Critical Condition
A full list of the recalled products can be found on the Food and Drug Administration’s website . They include Asher’s Milk Chocolate and Dark Chocolate Mini Pretzels, Asher’s Almond Butter Crunch, and Asher’s Fall Prepack candies.
No illnesses have been reported from the chocolates.
Salmonella is a bacterial illness that can cause serious and potentially fatal infections in young children, older adults, and people with compromised immune systems. Most patients recover without treatment.MORE NEWS: Taste Of The Town: KYU Miami Remains Wynwood Hotspot With Asian-Inspired Cuisine
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