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Troyer Cheese, Inc. Recalls Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn Sold in 8oz and 16oz Plastic Bags Because of Undeclared Milk
Troyer Cheese, Inc.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 16, 2012 -Troyer Cheese, Inc. is recalling specific expiration dates of their Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn sold in 8 and 16 ounce plastic bags because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled "Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn" was distributed between 1/06/2012 – 03/12/2012 to the following 32 states: AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NH, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA & WV in retail stores and through mail orders. The product comes in clear plastic bag labeled with the following codes stamped on the front of the package:
Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, 8 oz bag, UPC 0 49646 90176 0, Sell By Date/Lot Code:
03/07/12 C1P16 03/21/12 B2Y16 05/16/12 B1X16 05/30/12 B1X16 06/13/12 A3K16
Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, 16 oz bag, UPC 0 49646 90157 6, Sell By Date/Lot Code:
03/07/12 C1P16 03/21/12 B2Y16 05/16/12 B1X16 05/30/12 B1X16 06/13/12 A2R16 or A3K16
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the milk-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk in the ingredient statement. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's labeling processes.
Distribution of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.
Consumers who have an allergy to milk and purchased 8 and/or 16 ounce packages of "Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn" are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-343-1614 M-F 8:00am-4:00pm EST.
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