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The Popcorn Factory, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Product


Joe Pittito:

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 28, 2015 – Lake Forest, Ill – The Popcorn Factory of Lake Forest, Illinois is voluntarily recalling 600 4oz bags of "Lite Works Dill Pickle Popcorn," (the "Product") because it may contain undeclared milk. 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.

Product was distributed nationally in Burlington Coat Factory retail stores.

The Product comes in a 4oz foil bag. A 5 digit lot code is printed along with the best by date just above the price sticker located on the lower left of the backside of the bag. The lot code of the recalled product is 15111, the best by date is SEP 17, 2015.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the wrong food product ingredients were packaged in the foil bags during production. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by an error in the company's production and packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased the 4oz bag of Lite Works Dill Pickle Popcorn with lot code 15111, best by date SEP 17, 2015 are urged to discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact The Popcorn Factory at 1-888-238-8107. Customer Service is available Monday through Friday, 9am - 5pm CST. Customers who purchased the recalled product may contact The Popcorn Factory for a replacement.


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