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Utz Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips

For Immediate Release

July 16, 2018

Contact

Consumers

Customer Care Team
customerservice@utzsnacks.com
1-800-367-7629

Media

George Neiderer
gneiderer@utzsnacks.com
(717) 637-1759

Announcement

Utz® Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips due to undeclared soy allergen. This recall was initiated after learning a certain number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The items subject to this voluntary recall were distributed to retail outlets in the following states: AL,  AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WV

NO ILLNESSES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS VOLUNTARY RECALL HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE.

The items and related expiration dates being voluntarily recalled include:

Item DescriptionUPCExpiration Date
FROM
Expiration Date
TO
Utz 2.875 oz. Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips0-41780-00153-5October 6thOctober 20th
Utz 7.5 oz. Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips0-41780-00049-1August 18thOctober 27th

Please see below for an example of reading the expiration dates and UPC code:

No other Utz® products are being recalled.

Consumers are urged NOT eat the products subject to this voluntary recall. Consumers who purchased the recalled product may return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund or exchange, or they may simply discard it.

For further information please contact the Customer Care Team: Email: customerservice@utzsnacks.com or, call 1-800-367-7629 Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time Retailers and wholesalers should check their inventories and shelves to confirm that none of the products are present or available for purchase by consumers.

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Product Photos

  • Bag Front Utz Carolina Style Barbeque Potato ships showing expiration date upper right corner of bag 
  • Bag Back UPC code lower right-hand corner of bag 
  • Expiration Date example 

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