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R-Kane Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Soy And
Milk In Z Pro High Protein Supplement
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 30, 2013 - R-Kane Products, Inc, Pennsauken, NJ is recalling all outstanding supplies of its Z PRO HIGH PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT, because it contains soy and milk, allergens which are not declared on the labels of individual packets of the product. The product is distributed in boxes containing 24 packets. The outer box declares the presence of these allergens. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Z PRO HIGH PROTEIN SUPPLEMENT was distributed nationwide between January 1, 2006 and January 24, 2013, to bariatric centers and bariatric physicians who dispense the product to patients who have undergone bariatric surgery.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
This recall was initiated after an FDA inspection noted that these allergens were not disclosed on the inner packets of the product. Product shipped after January 24, 2013 contains the allergen disclosure on both the outer box packaging and the individual inner packets of the product.
Additional information on what consumers should do with the product maybe be obtained by calling Robert Kaskey, 1-856-663-0644 (M –F 10 AM to 4:00 PM EST).