Manischewitz Issues Recall of Limited Units of Chocolate Coins, a Staple of Chanukkah Celebrations


Manischewitz has issued a recall of limited lots of their Dark Chocolate Coins product due to undeclared milk. Some of the coins, which are individually wrapped, may actually contain their Milk Chocolate variety, posing a danger to individuals with milk allergy.

Chocolate coins are a staple of Chanukkah celebrations. It is imperative that those concerned with milk allergy heed the following notice appearing on the FDA website.

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Manischewitz Issues a Product Mislabeling Advisory and Voluntary Recall on Some Very Limited Units of their Dark Chocolate Coins

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Bayonne, NJ. (December 1st , 2023) – Manischewitz, is recalling Manischewitz Dark Chocolate Coins because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Manischewitz Dark Chocolate Coins were distributed to stores nationwide, predominately located in the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut regions, during the weeks of September 26th, 2023 through November 28th, 2023.

This recall was initiated after the company was notified by their Quantity Control Department that a limited number of bags labeled as “Dark Chocolate Coins” contained Milk Chocolate Coins, which contains milk allergen that is not declared on the label. All dairy Milk Chocolate Coins are wrapped in Gold Foil within a Blue Netting and all non-dairy Dark Chocolate Coins are wrapped in Silver Foil within a Red Netting.

Only packages bearing the Lot Code below, may potentially have gold (dairy) coins in the “dark-chocolate tagged” bag.

UPC CodeDescriptionLot Code
Display Box UPC is 072700200356
Manischewitz Dark Chocolate Coins .53 oz2283

Stores and Consumers can easily decipher if the product in question is labeled incorrectly. As indicated in the Images below.

The company has received no reports of illness or injury to date.

We immediately informed all retailers who had purchased this lot code about this recall and instructed them inspect their inventory or remove any potential affected product on their shelves.

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Consumers who may have purchased this product are advised to inspect their product if gold foil coins are in the dark chocolate bags and discontinue use immediately. Consumers may return the product for credit or refund. If a consumer experiences an allergic reaction they are urged to report to a medical provider. Consumers who have questions may contact us at or by phone at 718-369-4600 Monday through Friday 9 AM to 5PM Eastern Time.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

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