FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 27, 2015 – Akron, Ohio – KellBran Candies of Akron, Ohio is recalling KellBran Caramel Popcorn, because it contains undeclared milk product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Caramel Popcorn was distributed in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Texas, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut, New York, Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Missouri, Kentucky, New Jersey, Arkansas, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, through various retail specialty grocery stores.
The product is packaged in 8 oz. bags with expiration dates of 11/30/2015 and 12/31/2015 located on the back of the package. The UPC number 0 96637 50153 9, with Lot Codes 181317 4 for the 11/30/2015 packages, 211830 6 for the 12/31/2015 packages are also located on the back of the package.
No illnesses or reactions have been reported to date.
During an inspection by the Ohio Department of Agriculture, it was discovered that product containing a milk product (butter) was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk in the ingredients.
Consumers with questions or concerns may contact the company direct at 330-628-3900 Monday through Friday 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. EST.