In a latest development, coconut based candy producer, Island Delights has issued a nationwide, voluntary recall of 492 Bags of its Coconut Haystack Candy due to mislabeling and undeclared allergens. According to reports from the company, the recall was initiated by the company after being mandated by the Food and Drug Administration. It is important to underline here that the Ohio Department of Agriculture made a routine audit of the manufacturing unit of the company on January 7 2013 and found violations of certain federal rules.

According to the recall issued by the company and the United States Food and Drug Administration, the affected lots of the Coconut Haystack Candy contain milk that is not declared on the product label. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of an allergic reaction if they consume these products. The recalled units were distributed to retail stores and through mail orders in the states of AZ, CA, FL, MA, MN, MS, NC, NY, SC, TX, VA, WA