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Paleteria La Jalpita Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk And Sulfite In Ice Cream Bars And Popsicles
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 29, 2015 – Paleteria La Jalpita of Pasco, Washington – is recalling ice cream bars and popsicles because it may contain undeclared milk and sulfite. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or sulfite run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
|Coco (Coconut) Popsicle||Sulfite||3 Fl oz.|
|Walnut (Nuez) Bolis||Milk||3.5 Fl oz.|
Coconut popsicles were distributed through the state of Oregon and Washington through retail and direct delivery and the Walnut Bolis were sold only through the retail store located at 202 W. Lewis Street, Pasco WA 99301. These products were sold between March 2015 and May 2015. Products are sold in a sealed clear plastic bag or bolis (tube) and stored in a freezer. There are no codes on labels.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The mislabeling issue was discovered during a routine inspection by Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and WSDA.
Consumers who have purchased Paleteria La Jalpita are urged not to consume products if they have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or sulfite and they should return product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1 (509) 545-9551 from 9am-8pm Pacific Time any day of the week.
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