Theo Chocolate Issues Nationwide Recall of "Peanut Butter Big Daddy" and Peanut Confections Due to Possible Health Risk

February 18, 2009

February 18, 2009 - Theo Chocolate, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Peanut Butter Big Daddy and Peanut Confections because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.

The products being recalled are:

Theo Brand PEANUT BUTTER BIG DADDY
contains 3 pieces in a brown cardboard package with a red and white sleeve. This product has a 90-day shelf life with a "BEST BY" sticker located on the underneath of the package.
UPC: 8-74492-00023-3
BEST BY dates: 8/15/2008 to 2/28/2009

Theo Brand 12 PIECE COLLECTION BOX 4.5 oz
contains peanut confections with peanut sprinkles, or individual, loose peanut confections purchased from the Theo Retail Store or website in 2, 4, 6, 12, 18 or 32 piece brown cardboard box packaging and no UPC codes. These products had a two-week shelf life.
UPC: 8-56416-00185-4
BEST BY dates: 8/15/2008 to 12/15/2008

No known illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this product. This recall was initiated after it was determined that that the peanut product (organic peanut splits) received from Theo Chocolate's supplier, GloryBee Foods, may have been manufactured by Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) at their Texas facility. Theo Chocolate has informed FDA of its actions and is fully cooperating with the Agency.

For more information please contact Theo Chocolate at (206) 632-5100 or consult the FDA website.