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Continental Mills Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Egg in GFS Buttermilk Pancake Mix
1-800-426-0955 ext. 7290
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Seattle, WA -- March 9, 2007 -- Continental Mills, Seattle, WA is recalling 2976, 5 lb. boxes of GFS Buttermilk Pancake Mix UPC #93901 24580 because they may contain undeclared egg. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.
GFS Buttermilk Pancake Mix was distributed since January 2007 to the following states through Gordon Food Service, Inc. (GFS) delivery and GFS Marketplace stores: Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Florida, Pennsylvania, and Kentucky.
The recalled GFS Buttermilk Pancake is packaged in a 5 lb. cardboard box with the code date printed on the top flap. The code dates involved have the first six digits KB6313 and KB6314.
No illnesses have been reported to date from this product.
The company has discovered that another pancake mix product which contains eggs was packed into a number of these 5 lb. boxes, which do not declare eggs as an ingredient or allergen.
The company has notified its distributors and customers where the product was distributed.
Customers who have GFS Buttermilk Pancake Mix with either of these codes should destroy the product and bring their receipt back to the GFS Marketplace store for a full refund. Contact Continental Mills at 1-800-426-0955 Monday through Friday 8:00-5:00 PST for additional information.