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Williams Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Bass Pro Shops Uncle Buck's Light 'N Krispy Fish Batter Mixes
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Lenexa, KS -- March 18, 2008 -- Williams Foods Inc, of Lenexa KS., is voluntarily recalling 22 ounce canisters of Bass Pro Shops Uncle Buck's Light 'n Krispy Original and Light 'n Krispy Hot & Spicy Fish Batter Mixes and 8 ounce pouches of Bass Pro Shops Uncle Buck's Light 'n Krispy Original Fish Batter Mix because the products contain undeclared milk (as part of a minor component of added natural flavors). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The product was distributed through Bass Pro Shops retail stores in the United States.
The product is sold in Bass Pro Shops Uncle Buck's labeled 22 ounce canisters and 8 ounce flexible pouches. This recall applies to the following lot numbers: 31207A11, 35107A11, 06308A11 (22 ounce canisters) and 3530716 (8 ounce pouches). Only the "Light 'n Krispy" version of the Bass Pro Shop's Uncle Buck's Fish Batter Mixes are affected by this recall.
There have been no reported allergic reactions attributed to this product. The problem was discovered by Williams Foods during a routine label review.
Williams Foods confirmed in its investigation that the products were produced with an ingredient that contains milk that is not declared on the label.
Concerned consumers who have packages of 22 ounce canisters of Bass Pro Shops Uncle Buck's Light 'n Krispy Original and Light 'n Krispy Hot & Spicy Fish Batter Mixes and 8 ounce pouches of Bass Pro Shops Uncle Buck's Light 'N Krispy Original Fish Batter Mix should return them to the stores where they were purchased for a full refund. Any consumers with questions about this recall should also contact Williams Foods Corporate Quality Department at 1-800-255-6736.