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Manufacturer for Publix Brand GreenWise Vanilla & Chocolate Flavored Whey Proteins Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Milk Allergen
Jim Sarti, VP, Quality Assurance
Arizona Nutritional Supplements
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Chandler, AZ – July 06, 2009 – A limited number of Publix GreenWise Vanilla and Chocolate Whey Protein Powders is being recalled by the manufacturer as they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. Persons who have an allergy to milk run the risk of a serious or possible life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.
GreenWise Vanilla Whey Protein Powder
GreenWise Chocolate Whey Protein Powder
906022, 906023, 906024, 906025
905036, 905037, 905038, 905039
The product was distributed throughout the chain to include stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.
"The recall was initiated after a review of the labels revealed lacking, insufficient, or inaccurate information about Milk Allergens," said Jim Sarti, Arizona Nutritional Supplements VP, Quality Assurance. "As part of Publix commitment to food safety, they are asking customers to return the product for a full refund or replacement. There have been no reported cases of illness. Consumers with questions may contact Publix at 1-800-242-1227 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM E.S.T. or www.publix.com.