Potato Chips sold at Walmart for mislabeling Gluten Free claim in multiple states

Posted on March 13, 2013 by


Mikesell’s Snack Food Company has issued a recall on all sizes of its Honey Barbeque Potato Chips.

This recall is in response to the mislabeling of a gluten free claim. The recalled snacks were distributed to various grocery and convenience stores in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Central Illinois between Nov. 5 and March 5. No other products were involved.

Gluten intolerant persons may experience a number of physical and emotional issues as a result of the consumption of the recalled product.luten free

The mislabeled product can be identified as follows: Mikesell’s Honey Barbecue Potato Chips;

1 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-10171-9
2 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-40170-3
6 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-60152-3
10 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-50176-2
16 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-10154-5

The company has received two reports of adverse reactions or illnesses due to the consumption of this product.

Honey Barbecue Potato Chips with a sell-by date on or before May 21, actions are in place to correct the packaging label. If a distributor makes note of packages within this time frame that have not been corrected, Mikesell’s is warning that these items do contain gluten and should be removed from sale. Honey Barbecue Potato Chips sell by date after May 21 are reformulated to be gluten free.

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