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Euro custard cake recalled for undeclared allergen

On Friday, Eastland Food Corp., based in Columbia, MD, recalled a single lot of Euro Custard Cake because it contains an undeclared milk ingredient.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life- threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected Euro Custard Cake.

eurocustard_406x250The impacted product is Euro Custard Cake with a best-before date of 5/25/2017 (UPC 8373724304. It consists of 12 cakes packaged together into a box (net quantity 7.20oz, 204g).

The recalled product was distributed in Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont, and West Virginia. No other states have been impacted.

The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets food inspectors and subsequent analysis by food laboratory personnel revealed the presence of an undeclared milk ingredient on the label.

No confirmed illnesses have yet  been reported to date. Eastland Food has informed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of its actions.

Consumers who have an allergy to milk and are in possession of the affected Euro Custard Cake lot (best before: 5/25/17) are encouraged to dispose of it and contact the company for a refund.

Consumers with questions may call Eastland Food at (410) 381-0710, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EDT, or by email to: quality@eastlandfood.com.

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