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L.M. Noodle Company Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Wheat Flour, Soy Flour Whey and Milk in Butterballs
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 7, 2014 - L.M. Noodle Company of Wiggins, CO is recalling its Marlyce's Butterballs because they contain undeclared wheat flour, soy flour, whey and milk. People who have allergies to wheat and soy flour, whey and milk run the risk of serious or life-threating allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled butterballs were distributed in 2 Wyoming stores, 5 Nebraska stores and 5 Colorado stores.
Butterballs are made up of bread crumbs, cream, butter, eggs, allspice and salt rolled in to a ball and cooked in soup. Twelve butterballs come frozen in a clear plastic bag with black lettering on a white label and the upc 094219-21708.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after the undeclared allergens were discovered by a FDA inspection.
Product was immediately relabeled in the warehouse as well as the retail stores. Relabeled product has the allergens listed in the lower left hand corner of the label.
Consumers who have purchased butterballs with undeclared allergens on the label are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 970-371-3845 after 3:00pm Monday through Friday.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA's Flickr Photostream.