CDPH Warns Consumers With Peanut, Soy or Wheat Allergies
Contact: Anita Gore, Orville Thomas (916) 440-7259
SACRAMENTO – California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Director and State Public Health Officer Dr. Karen Smith today warned consumers with allergies to peanuts, soy, or wheat not to eat the following items manufactured by Seyma Products, Inc. under the Happy Snacks Brand, because they contain undeclared allergens:
|Happy Snacks Brand Product||Net Wt.||UPC Code||Undeclared Allergen(s)|
Combo Con Chile (Botana Mixed)
Peanuts, Soy, Wheat
Cacahuate Japones Original (Japanese Peanuts)
Cacahuate Japones (Crunchy Peanuts)
Cacahuate Japones Con Chile (Japanese Chili Peanuts)
People who have peanut, soy, and/or wheat allergies risk life-threatening reactions if these products are consumed. To date, no illnesses have been reported.
Seyma Products, Inc. of Azusa, California, initiated a voluntary recall of these products after a routine inspection by CDPH identified that the labels did not properly declare the allergenic ingredients in the products. Seyma Products Inc. immediately segregated its entire inventory of Happy Snacks brand products and is notifying customers not to consume them. The products are packaged in clear cellophane pouches and have an oval shaped label with a red and white striped border. “Happy Snacks” appears in yellow letters and the product names appear in black lettering. Pictures of the product labels are available on the CDPH website
The products were distributed to retail stores statewide.
Consumers in possession of these products should return them to the place of purchase for refund, or dispose of them in the trash.
Consumers that have experienced an allergic reaction after consuming these products should contact their health care provider. Anyone observing the products being offered for sale, without the corrected labeling that identifies the allergens is encouraged to call CDPH’s toll free complaint line at (800) 495-3232.