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

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

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
July 16, 2018
FDA Publish Date:
February 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason
Food & Beverage Safety
Company Name:
Utz® Quality Foods, LLC
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Utz®
Product Description:
Product Description
Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips

Company 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 Description UPC Expiration Date
FROM
Expiration Date
TO
Utz 2.875 oz. Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips 0-41780-00153-5 October 6th October 20th
Utz 7.5 oz. Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips 0-41780-00049-1 August 18th October 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.

  • Utz Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips
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Customer Care Team
customerservice@utzsnacks.com
1-800-367-7629

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