ConAgra Foods Inc., Omaha, Neb., in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is voluntarily recalling packages of its Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn that may contain an undeclared allergen, milk. Certain bags of the Kettle Korn flavored, ready-to-eat popcorn may have inadvertently been filled with white cheddar-flavored popcorn, which contains milk. The allergen is not declared on the Kettle Korn product label.
People who have allergies or severe sensitivities to milk can risk serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product, which was shipped to food stores and distributors nationwide.
The affected product, Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor popcorn, is packaged in 5- and 1.5-oz red poly bags with an Orville Redenbacher’s graphic logo and picture of the popcorn product on the front panel. This voluntary recall is limited to Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor ready-to-eat popcorn packaged in 5.0-ounce and 1.5-ounce red poly bags. No other Orville Redenbacher’s products are impacted.
The Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn 5.0-ounce packages affected are:
Case UPC: 27000 52321, Unit UPC: 0 27000 52321 6
Lot Codes: 5486234100, 5486234200, 5486234300
Best By Dates: SEP 02 2013, SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013
The Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn 1.5-oz. packages affected are:
Case UPC: 27000 52325
Unit UPC: 0 27000 52325 4
Lot Codes: 5486234200, 5486234300
Best By Dates: SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013
This product is a food-safety concern only for people who are allergic to milk.
In the event that consumers have purchased the impacted product, they should destroy it. Consumers who may have questions about this issue and/or wish to receive replacement product can call 866-518-4177, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.