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Maumee Valley Vending Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Buffalo Chicken Wedge Sandwiches Containing Cheese
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 18, 2011 - Maumee Valley Vending Company announced a voluntary recall on Buffalo Chicken Wedge Sandwiches containing cheese, a milk product. A recall notification was initiated by Maumee Valley Vending Co. because milk was not listed in the ingredients on the label. The total production for this product was three hundred fifty (350) sandwiches.
The product in question is:
Buffalo Chicken Wedge Sandwiches CLF103 11/21 $1.85. The product is packaged in a white opaque plastic triangular container with a clear plastic overwrap. The code may be found on the bottom of the label.
All products with the above expiration code are being recalled. Product was distributed to office vending machines in Ohio and Indiana.
The voluntary recall is a result of the Food and Drug Administration’s expanded investigation concerning correct product labeling. There have been no reported illnesses related to this product. However, people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Maumee Valley Vending Company has a comprehensive food safety program in place to provide the highest quality products available and will continue to monitor the situation.
MVVC is notifying customers by phone and in writing of the recall. Consumers with Buffalo Chicken Wedges listed above should return the package to place of purchase for a refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-569-8090, M-F 8:00 am – 4:30 pm.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.