Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Vic’s Original Popcorn (1-1/8oz)
Barrel O' Fun Snack Foods Co.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 20, 2015 – Barrel O’ Fun Snack Foods Co. of Perham, MN is recalling one specific lot of Vic’s Original White Popcorn 1-1/8oz size bags (UPC 0-46555-00062-1) because it may contain an undeclared milk allergen. 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 to date.
The recall is limited to one specific manufacture date of Vic’s Original White Popcorn (1-1/8oz bags) bearing the Best By date of 09DEC2015 and Manufacture Code of 5195M75. The code is printed on the upper right front of the bags. No other lots, bag sizes or products are affected.
Distribution of the affected product is limited to product distributed through foodservice and retail in the following states: IA, MN, MO, NE, SD, and WI.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that white cheddar popcorn, a product containing milk, was distributed in packaging for a different product, Original White Popcorn, that did not reveal the presence of milk. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.
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