The FDA has has announced the recall of packages of Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavored popcorn as it has been determined that it may contain an undeclared milk allergen. Certain bags of the Kettle Korn flavored ready-to-eat popcorn may have inadvertently been filled with white cheddar flavored popcorn. No big deal, right? But this unless you have a milk allergy, in which case it is a huge deal. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. You also have a right to know what you putting in your body, with all due respect to Orville.
The recall is limited only to Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn flavor popcorn, packaged in 5.0-ounce and 1.5-ounce red poly bags, bearing the following UPC and Sell By dates:
- Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn 5.0-ounce packages: 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
- Orville Redenbacher’s Classic Kettle Korn 1.5-ounce packages: Case UPC: 27000 52325; Unit UPC: 0 27000 52325 4; Lot Codes: 5486234200, 5486234300; Best By Dates: SEP 03 2013, SEP 04 2013
The UPC code is printed on the back of each bag, in the lower left corner. The Sell By date is also printed on the back of the bag, in the upper right corner.
No other Orville Redenbacher’s products are impacted by this recall. There have been no illnesses reported to date. This product was shipped to food stores and distributors nationwide.