Popsicles Recall – Allergic Reactions Reported

Posted on March 3, 2014 by

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unileverUnilever United States, Inc. is recalling a limited number of 20-count boxes of Popsicle brand Orange, Cherry and Grape flavored ice pops because they may have been inadvertently exposed to milk, which is not listed as an ingredient on the label.

The affected product is sold in a paperboard box, containing 20-1.65 FL OZ (48.7 ML) POPS with a unit UPC of 7756712130, with best before dates of JUN0315GBV, JUN0415GBV, JUN0515GBV and JUN0615GBV, which are printed on the side of each box. No other best before dates have been affected.

The product was distributed nationwide and reached consumers through retail stores. No product was shipped outside the U.S.

To date, the company has received one report of two milk allergic reactions associated with this product. The company initiated the recall as a result of this consumer complaint.

Consumers who have purchased boxes of the above product with the affected UPC and best before dates are asked to immediately discontinue use of the product, retain the outer box and call 877-270-7402, which is operational 24 hours a day, to request a replacement coupon.

Update: Harris Teeter, Big Y, Hannaford, Price Chopper, Wegmans, Target and Walmart have posted this recall.

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