Frito-Lay Issues Voluntary Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Small Number of Ruffles Original Potato Chips
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- Food & Beverages
Snack Food Item
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Recall Reason DescriptionUndeclared milk
- Company Name:
- Frito Lay
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Product DescriptionPotato Chips
Frito-Lay today issued a voluntary recall of a small number of 13 1/2 oz. “Party Size” bags of Ruffles Original Potato Chips because they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product contained inside the recalled bags. A total of 50 bags are being recalled.
The products covered by this recall were distributed to retail stores in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma and Arkansas.
No other Ruffles products, sizes or flavors are recalled, including bags in Variety Packs.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that 50 bags of Ruffles Original Potato Chips were inadvertently filled with another flavor of potato chips, potentially exposing consumers to undeclared milk.
No allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. Frito-Lay has informed the FDA of the action.
Consumers with the product noted above can return the product to a retailer for a refund or contact Frito-Lay Consumer Relations at 1-800-352-4477 (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday).
The specific recalled product information is listed below:
Code Date/Price & Manufacturing Code
|13 1/2 oz.
|0 28400 03400 5||Both
“Guaranteed Fresh” date and price of
23 MAR 2021
the Manufacturing Code
73 03:xx with xx = 00 through 13
|See Product Image Below|
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- Frito-Lay Consumer Relations