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McClancy Seasoning Co. Voluntarily Recalls Alba Instant Non-Fat Dry Milk Products and Various Alba Snack Shake Mixes Because of the Possible Presence of Salmonella
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Fort Mill, SC - July 2, 2009 - McClancy Seasoning Co. announced that it is recalling Alba Instant Non-Fat Dry Milk (25.6 oz), Alba Instant Non-Fat Dry Milk (9.6 oz), Alba Creamy Milk Chocolate Snack Shake Mix (6 oz), Alba Double Fudge Royale Snack Shake Mix (6 oz), Alba Smooth Vanilla Bean Snack Shake Mix (6 oz) and Alba Strawberry Banana Snack Shake Mix (6 oz). These products contain instant non-fat dry milk supplied by Plainview Milk Products Cooperative, which is voluntarily recalling this ingredient because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. No illnesses have been reported in connection with the products listed above.
Salmonella is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis. For more information on Salmonella, please visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s website at http://www.cdc.gov.
The recalled products are distributed nationwide by the Alba Company to distributors and retailers. The affected products and lots are as follows:
|Alba Instant Non-Fat Dry Milk (25.6 oz)||UPC# 13000-02801|
Lots 21MAR09 thru 21NOV10
|Alba Instant Non-Fat Dry Milk (9.6 oz)||UPC# 13000-02831|
Lots 03APR09 thru 04DEC10
|Alba Creamy Milk Chocolate Snack Shake Mix UPC# 13000-02837||Lots 19APR09 thru 24OCT10|
|Alba Double Fudge Royale Snack Shake Mix||UPC# 13000-02839|
Lots 14MAR09 thru 23OCT10
|Alba Smooth Vanilla Bean Snack Shake Mix||UPC# 13000-02841|
Lots 06MAR09 thru 22OCT10
|Alba Strawberry Banana Snack Shake Mix||UPC# 13000-02843|
Lots 11MAR09 thru 06APR10
Consumers who have purchased any products covered by this recall are urged to return them to the store of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions or concerns about the recall may call the consumer hotline at 1-800-434-4246, Monday-Friday, 9am-7pm Eastern Time. Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their doctor.