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Allergen Alert: Caramel ‘Puffcorn’ Snack With Milk

Troyer Cheese, Inc. is recalling their Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, because it may contain undeclared milk. People who are allergic to milk have the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction to this product.

This recall was discovered when the milk-containing product were distributed in packaging that did not have a label saying the presence of milk in the ingredient statement.

“Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn” is sold in 8 and 16 ounce plastic bags and was distributed between January 6 and March 12, 2012 to the following 32 states: AL, AR, CO, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, MD, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NH, NV, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WA and WV in retail stores and through mail orders

The product comes in clear plastic bag labeled with the following codes stamped on the front of the package:

Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, 8 oz 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, 06/13/12 A3K16.

Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn, 16 oz 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, 06/13/12 A2R16 or A3K16.

No illnesses have been reported due to this product.

Distribution of the product has been suspended until FDA and the company are certain that the problem has been corrected.

Consumers who have an allergy to milk and purchased 8 and/or 16 ounce packages of “Backroad Country Caramel Puffcorn” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-877-343-1614  M-F 8:00am-4:00pm EST.

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