Cereal Bars Recalled Over Undeclared Milk Allergen

Posted on October 5, 2011

In a recent news release, Flowers Food has recalled their cereal bars due to an undeclared milk allergen.

The products subject to recall include:

-Mrs. Freshley’s Canadian Label Apple Cinnamon Fruit and Pastry Cereal Bars, UPC 072250002400

-Mrs. Freshley’s Canadian Label Blueberry Fruit and Pastry Cereal Bars, UPC 072250002387

-Mrs. Freshley’s Canadian Label Strawberry Fruit and Pastry Cereal Bars, UPC 072250002363

The product was distributed in Canada, as well as discount stores all across the U.S.

The product contains non-fat dry milk, which is not indicated in the packaging. The company is cooperating with the Food and Drug Administration and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. No illnesses in relation with this recall have been reported so far.

Those who have milk sensitivities may have a life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. As a Los Angeles personal injury lawyer I have seen food recalls like this one and know that, with as much testing goes into food products before manufacturers send them to market, mistakes can still be made. Although the product liability lawyer at our law firm does not handle these type of cases there are food recall lawyers out there that can help your or a loved one if you have been affected by a recall such as this one.

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