Backroad Country popcorn recalled for labeling error
Troyer Cheese Incorporated has issued a voluntary recall for eight and sixteen ounce packages of their Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn due to an incomplete ingredients list. The product might contain milk, which is not listed thus potentially endangering the health of lactose intolerant consumers and those with life-threatening dairy allergies.
The affected popcorn packages were distributed across 32 states – Alaska, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, New Hampshire, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia via mail orders and retail stores. The front of the product packaging bears one of the following product codes and expiration dates.
For Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn in an 8 ounce bag: UPC 0 49646 90176 0. Sell By Date/Lot Code: 03/07/12 C1P16, 03/21/12 B2Y16, 05/16/12 B1X16, 05/30/12 B1X16, or 06/13/12 A3K16.
For Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn in a 16 ounce bag: UPC 0 49646 90157 6. Sell By Date/Lot Code:
03/07/12 C1P16, 03/21/12 B2Y16, 05/16/12 B1X16, 05/30/12 B1X16, or 06/13/12 A2R16, or A3K16.
Consumers with milk allergies who purchased one of these products can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
As a Los Angeles Personal Injury Attorney, I know that mislabeled food can cause serious illness. If you or someone you know has been harmed by a defective or misrepresented product, please consider discussing your legal options with a licensed Riverside personal injury attorney.