Walmart has recalled its eight-count packages of Cruller bakery pastries as milk was not listed following sodium caseinate, a milk derivative, on the ingredient label. People who have milk allergies that do not recognize sodium caseinate as a milk derivative run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product.
The recalled bakery items affects the Cruller Bakery Pastries with a UPC code of 787429847 that can be found on the box label, and have an expiration date of on or before Feb. 9, 2012. The pastries are ring-shaped, twisted sweet cake, similar to a doughnut. The products were labeled and sold in Walmart store bakeries in Puerto Rico and all US states with the exception of Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.
All stores affected by the recall have been notified to remove and have discarded the mislabeled products. To date, only one adverse reaction has been reported.