Friday Trader Joe’s sent out an email to notify customers about a new recall. Some flavors of Trader Joe’s branded chocolate sticks have reportedly been taken off shelves because they might contain milk.
According to Trader Joe’s, the recall affects the store’s Chocolate Orange Sticks and Chocolate Raspberry Sticks, both of which are fruit-flavored jelly sticks covered in a thin coating of dark chocolate. Apparently the ingredients lists for those products do not mention milk, but the sticks can actually contain milk. Milk is a potential allergen, and can cause reactions in people who are allergic to or intolerant of milk. Two people so far have reportedly experienced reactions. Also some people do not have milk allergies but still choose not to consume milk or dairy products, and those people might also want to reconsider their purchase.
Of course, customers who are just fine with consuming milk products might choose to keep their chocolate sticks, but anybody who purchased them and wants to return the can take them back to the store for a full refund.