Buffett's See's Candies has sour day: Chocolates recalled

Monday, 19 Aug 2013 | 6:38 PM ET
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The candy company owned by Berkshire Hathaway that Warren Buffett once called "the prototype of a dream business" is recalling one of its sweets.

San Francisco-based See's Candies is recalling all its Dark Chocolate Blueberries because the product contains undeclared milk, the company said in a press release that was posted on the Food and Drug Administration website.

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The recall was initiated after a customer reported having an allergic reaction to the product, the statement said.

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People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume it.

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The chocolate-covered blueberries were distributed nationwide through See's Candies Retail Shops, licensees and mail order.

The See family sold the company to Berkshire Hathaway in 1972.

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