Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. Issues Allergy Alert and Recall of Safeway Snack Artist BBQ Potato Chips Due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergens
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 10, 2013 - Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. of Perham, MN is recalling one specific lot of Safeway Snack Artist BBQ Potato Chips (UPC 21130-29106) because they contain undeclared milk. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. Symptoms may include itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, anaphylaxis and digestive problems, such as bloating, gas or diarrhea. No illnesses have been reported.
The recall affects only Safeway Snack Artist BBQ Potato Chips bearing the Best By date of 08JAN2014 3255M27 packaged in 10oz bags and sold in Safeway stores. The Best By date is printed on the front of the bags in the upper right.
The product is manufactured by Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. and distributed by Safeway Inc. The 3 cases of product affected were distributed across Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, South Dakota, and New Mexico. No other lots or products are affected.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the BBQ flavored potato chips bags -inadvertently contained Sour Cream & Onion flavored potato chips, which contain milk. The presence of the milk was not declared.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. at 1-800-346-4910. Monday - Thursday 7am - 5pm CST and Friday 7am-11am CST.