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Tippin’s Key lime pie recalled for potential peanut residue

Tippin’s Gourmet Pies LLC of Kansas City, KS, has voluntarily recalled select 8-inch Key Lime Pies because they may contain flour containing undeclared peanut residue, which is one of the most common food allergies.

Tippin's Key Lime PieTippin’s stated that the firm initiated the recall after becoming aware that its supplier, Kellogg Company, was conducting a recall of graham cracker crumbs because they may contain undeclared peanut residue. These graham cracker crumbs were used to make the crust for the Key Lime Pies identified below.

While consumers with severe peanut allergies should avoid the recalled product, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has stated that the amount of peanut exposure from the flour is low and not expected to cause adverse health effects in the vast majority of peanut-allergic consumers.

This recall applies only to the product listed below and does not affect any other Tippin’s brand products.

Brand/Product Name Size UPC Lot Number
Tippin’s Key Lime Pie 8 inch 680816050057 04-21-16

This product was sold to distributers throughout Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Arizona, and Illinois. Tippin’s Gourmet Pies stated that it will work with customers to ensure that the recalled products are no longer available for sale or distribution.

In the event that consumers believe they have purchased the listed product and have an allergy concern, they should return the product to the store they purchased it from for a full refund, or discard the product.

For questions or concerns regarding information about this recall, consumers may go here or leave a message on the 24-hour toll-free hotline at 1-800-435-3382. Calls received Monday through Friday will be followed up the next business day, the company noted.

More information about recent recalls involving peanut residue in flour can be found on FDA’s website here.

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