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Kashi Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kashi® GOLEAN® Powder Chocolate Energy Shake Mix

 

Contact:
Susanne Norwitz
(269) 961-3949

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 13, 2008 -- Kashi Company of LaJolla, CA is recalling a limited number of canisters of Kashi GOLEAN Powder Chocolate Energy Shake Mix because they contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The product was distributed to grocery, health food, pharmacy and on-line retailers nationwide.

The product is packaged in a 14.8 oz – canister with a bar code of 18627 71000. Canisters with a Better if Used by Date stamped on the bottom of the canister between the dates of JAN 17 2009 and NOV 15 2009 are included in this alert.

No allergic reactions have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a limited number of Kashi GOLEAN Chocolate Energy Shake mix canisters did not declare whey caseinate, a milk ingredient, in the ingredient statement. 

Consumers who have a Kashi GOLEAN Chocolate Energy Shake Mix canister with a bar code of 18627 71000 and Better if Used by Date stamped on the bottom between the dates of JAN 17 2009 and NOV 15 2009 should call the Kashi Consumer Response center at 1-877-747-2467.

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