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Dean Dairy Conducts Voluntary Recall of Tampico® Brand Tropical Punch in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin Because It May Contain Undeclared Allergen (Milk)

For Immediate Release

October 2, 2017





Jamaison Schuler
(214) 721-7766


Impacts only the gallon-size Tropical Punch flavor of Tampico® bottled and distributed by Dean Dairy and sold in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. All affected product has the “Best By” date of 12-27-17.

Dean Dairy is voluntarily recalling one-gallon size Tampico® Tropical Punch sold in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin and bottled and distributed by Dean Dairy that has the “Best By” code date of 12-27-17 because this product may contain milk, an undeclared allergen.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. While this product has not been linked to any illness related to allergens at this time, Dean Dairy is taking this precautionary measure because the Tropical Punch bottled and distributed by Dean Dairy with the “Best By” code date of 12-27-27 may contain milk, an allergen, which has not been declared on the packaging.

SizeNameUPC #DatePlant Code
GallonTampico® Tropical Punch095188031281“BEST BY” date of 12-27-171738

Due to a manufacturing error, milk became mixed with the Tropical Punch with the “Best By” date of 12-27-17. To date, no complaints or reactions have been reported.

The affected product has a “BEST BY” date of 12-27-17, and was sold by retailers in Illinois, Indiana and Wisconsin. The carton carries the above referenced Universal Product Code (UPC) and plant code 1738.

This recall does not impact any other products, including any other Tampico flavors, beyond the specific Tropical Punch flavor of Tampico product bottled and distributed by Dean Dairy and sold in gallons with the specific code date of 12-27-17, nor does it impact Tampico Tropical Punch product bottled or distributed by bottlers other than Dean Dairy. No Dean Dairy products or other branded products are affected.

Consumers who purchased any of the products listed above may discard it and return the product package to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions can contact 1-800-587-2259 between 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM, Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been notified of this voluntary recall.


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  • Product image front Tampico Tropical Punch 1 Gallon
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