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Karlin Food Products, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in 'Market Basket Complete Pancake & Waffle Mix'


Kristine Guenther


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE --Northfield, Ill.-- July 10, 2007 --- Karlin Food Products, Inc., of Northfield, IL, is recalling its 32-oz (2-lb) cartons of "Market Basket Complete Pancake & Waffle Mix" because it contains undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled "Market Basket, Complete Pancake & Waffle Mix" was distributed in the States of Massachusetts and New Hampshire, DeMoulas Super Markets/Market Basket retail stores.

The product comes in a 32-oz (2-lb) red carton with UPC # 49705-14852 on the bottom and an expiration date of 08 29 07 stamped on the top.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by the discovery of dry milk as a sub-ingredient.

Production of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have purchased 32-oz (2-lb) cartons of "Market Basket Complete Pancake & Waffle Mix" with this code date are urged to return them to DeMoulas Super Market/Market Basket Stores for a full refund or dispose of them directly. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-888-441-8330.


Photo: Market Basket Complete Pancake & Waffle Mix

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