Surtidoras Bakery Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Marble Muffin, Banana Muffin, and Blueberry Muffin
For Immediate Release
March 14, 2019
Surtidoras Bakery Inc. of Auburn, Washington is recalling Marble Muffin, Banana Muffin, and Blueberry Muffin because it may contain undeclared milk.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.
Products were distributed to retail food stores and specialty Latino food store in Western Washington between February 16, 2019 and March 2019.
Products are sold under brand Surtidoras Bakery and packaged in a rigid plastic clam shell container, net weight 1.74 lbs. There is no UPC on label. The affected SELL By dates are listed below:
- Marble Muffin: Sell by dates between 3/18/19 and 3/26/19.
- Banana Muffin: Sell by dates between 3/19/19 and 3/26/19
- Blueberry Muffin: Sell by dates between 3/18/19 and 3/26/19.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The firm initiated a recall on March 2, 2019 after it was discovered that Whey is declared in the Ingredients statement but Milk is not declared in the Contains statement. The allergen mis-labeling issue was discovered during the inspection conducted by the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA).
This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and WSDA.
Consumers who have purchased the affected muffin products and allergic to milk are urged not to consume product. Consumers should return product to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 253-335-2324 from 8 am to 4 pm PST, Monday-Friday.