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True Nutrition Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate and Hydrlolyzed Whey Products


Carl Manes


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 24, 2012 - True Nutrition is announcing a recall of Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate and Hydrolyzed Whey Protein, because their labels fail to declare milk as the source of the whey. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and milk derivatives run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Whey Protein Isolate, Whey Protein Concentrate and Hydrolyzed Whey Protein was distributed through the website www.truenutrition.com.

These products can be identified by the following names and lot numbers:

Whey Protein Concentrate (1lb) - Batch/lot: 0120712, Exp. Date: 05/2015

Whey Protein Isolate Cold-Filtration (1lb) - Batch/lot: 0030812, Exp. Date: 07/2015

Whey Protein Isolate MicroFiltrated (1lb) - Batch/lot: 0040812, Exp. Date: 07/2015

Whey Protein Isolate Cross-Flow Microfiltration (1lb) - Batch/lot: 0730712, Exp. Date: 07/2015

Hydrolyzed Whey Protein High Grade (1lb) - Batch/lot: 0680512, Exp. Date: 05/2015

As most customers know whey protein is derived from milk. True Nutrition shipped the above whey protein products beginning May 2nd 2012 without stating: whey is derived from 'milk' on their labels through a company printing mistake. This product recall notice has been initiated because said products contain milk ingredients but do not list on the labels that the ingredients are derived from milk.

If you are allergic or have extreme sensitivity to milk, you should discontinue use. In addition, if you may have further distributed this product, please identify these individuals and notify them at once of this product recall.

If you have any questions, call Carl Manes at 760-433-5376, Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm (Pacific Standard Time).

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.


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