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Galliker Dairy Issues a Product Recall on Half-Gallons of Healthy Chekd Calcium Enriched Fat Free Milk
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Johnstown, PA -- May 3, 2007 -- Galliker Dairy Company of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, is recalling half-gallon packages of Galliker's Healthy Chekd Calcium Enriched Fat Free Milk because they are over-fortified with Vitamin A. High levels of Vitamin A can be harmful to people with a Vitamin A sensitivity. Only products coded May 14, 2007 are affected. The product comes in a 64-ounce (One Half-Gallon), plastic package marked with the code date on the front of the package. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after a chemical test indicated that over-fortification occurred. All of Galliker's processing documents indicate that the proper procedures were followed. Currently the company and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture are reviewing how vitamins are added to this product. Only this one product is involved. All distribution was contained within the state of Pennsylvania.
Production of this product will continue while this incident is investigated. Products having any other code date are not affected.
Retailers are asked to pull-from-sale all unsold Galliker's Healthy Chekd Calcium Enriched Fat Free Milk with the code date of May 14, 2007 and return them for full refund. Consumers with any questions may contact the company at 800-477-6455.
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the US Food and Drug Administration and the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture.
The UPC for this product is 070474-001766. Thank you for your cooperation and we apologize for any inconvenience.