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Maxipan Bakery Corp Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk Allergens In "Semita De Pina" (Sweet Pineapple Cake)
Mr. Jorge Romero
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 23, 2011 -Maxipan Bakery Corp, of West Hempstead, NY, is recalling its 8 ounce packages of “Semita De Pina” because they may contain undeclared milk allergens. Consumers who are allergic to milk allergens may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The product comes in a 8 ounce, clear plastic package.
The recalled “Semita De Pina” were distributed in New York and New Jersey.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed the presence of undeclared milk allergens in the 8 ounce packages of “Semita De Pina” which did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date. Consumers who have purchased 8 ounce packages of “Semita De Pina” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 516-292-3169.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.