Boxes Of Plain M&Ms That Really Contain Peanut Butter M&Ms Recalled

ucm415491I think that peanut butter M&Ms are one of the tastiest invention in candy history, but not everyone agrees. Some people are allergic to peanuts, and some people just don’t like ’em. These people wouldn’t find a box full of peanut butter M&Ms in a plain M&Ms box to be a pleasant surprise, so 36 lots of the candy have been recalled.

“Theater boxes” of the candy are being recalled. These have an outside colorful cardboard box and a plain inner bag. While the inner bag is marked “Peanut Butter M&Ms,” it’s not orange-colored like retail packages of the candies are, and it is not obvious that there’s peanut butter lurking inside.


The affected lots were shipped to distributors in 39 states, and could have gone on to retailers anywhere. If you have theater boxes of M&Ms sitting around that you somehow didn’t immediately eat, you can check the list of states and (more importantly) the lot codes to make sure your box isn’t part of the recall.

To repeat, these candies are not dangerous unless you are allergic to peanuts. If you just don’t like peanut butter, they pose a minor inconvenience.

Mars Chocolate North America Issues Allergy Alert Voluntary Recall On Undeclared Peanut Butter In M&M’s® Brand Milk Chocolate Theater Box

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