Orville Redenbacher's® Classic Kettle Korn Ready-to-Eat Popcorn Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk Alle

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Orville Redenbacher's® Classic Kettle Korn Ready-to-Eat Popcorn Recalled Due to Undeclared Milk Allergen

OMAHA, Neb.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Today, ConAgra Foods, Inc., (NYS: CAG) in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is voluntarily recalling packages of its Orville Redenbacher's Classic Kettle Korn flavored ready-to-eat popcorn that may contain an undeclared allergen, milk. Certain bags of the Kettle Korn flavored ready-to-eat popcorn may have inadvertently been filled with white cheddar flavored popcorn, which contains an allergen, milk. The milk allergen is not declared on the Kettle Korn product label.

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. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product. This product was shipped to food stores and distributors nationwide.


The affected product, Orville Redenbacher's Classic Kettle Korn flavored popcorn, is packaged in 5.0-ounce and 1.5-ounce red poly bags with an Orville Redenbacher's Ready-to-Eat graphic logo and picture of the popcorn product on the front panel. This voluntary recall is limited to Orville Redenbacher's Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn packaged in 5.0-ounce and 1.5-ounce red poly bags bearing the following UPC and Best By dates. The UPC code is printed on the back of each bag, in the lower left corner. The Best By date is also printed on the back of the bag, in the upper right corner. No other Orville Redenbacher's products are impacted.

 

Orville Redenbacher's Classic Kettle Korn 5.0-ounce packages

Case UPC: 27000 52321
Unit UPC: 0 27000 52321 6
Lot Codes: 5486234100, 5486234200, 5486234300
Best By Dates: SEP 02 2013, SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013

Orville Redenbacher's Classic Kettle Korn 1.5-ounce packages

Case UPC: 27000 52325
Unit UPC: 0 27000 52325 4
Lot Codes: 5486234200, 5486234300
Best By Dates: SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013
 

This product is a food safety concern only for people who are allergic to milk.

In the event that consumers have purchased the impacted product, they should destroy it. Consumers who may have questions about this issue and/or wish to receive replacement product may call 866-518-4177, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

The issue was discovered after a consumer found white cheddar flavored popcorn in a Kettle Korn package and contacted the company. ConAgra Foods has taken the precautionary measure of notifying the FDA and is voluntarily recalling approximately 14,000 cases of the product shipped to retail food locations nationwide. ConAgra Foods will work with retail customers to ensure that the recalled products are removed from store shelves.

ConAgra Foods is also issuing an alert through Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE) in an effort to notify any potentially impacted consumers.



ConAgra Foods, Inc.
Media:
Susan Christensen, 402-240-5203
Senior Director, Communication & External Relations
Susan.christensen@conagrafoods.com

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