Herr Foods Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Waffle Works Brand of 4 oz. Double Chocolate Waffle Sandwiches due to Undeclared Milk: Allergy Concern for Those With Milk Allergy, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,
Herr Foods Inc. Announces Voluntary Recall of Waffle Works Brand of 4 oz. Double Chocolate Waffle Sandwiches due to Undeclared Milk: Allergy Concern for Those With Milk Allergy
For Immediate Release
June 6, 2016
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NOTTINGHAM, PA – Herr Foods Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Waffle Works Brand 4 oz. packages of Double Chocolate Waffle Sandwiches due to an undeclared milk allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. The product is safe for consumption by those who do not have milk allergies. Herr Foods Inc. has not received any reported illnesses to date.
Waffle Works Double Chocolate Waffle Sandwiches were distributed nationwide through retail stores, distributors, and vending sales. These products were sold as individual bags. No other Herr’s products are involved with this recall.
Product Name/Description Code Date UPC No. Herr’s Product Code
4 oz. Waffle Works Double Chocolate Waffle Sandwiches June0616 through February0117 72600 09207 9207
The packages are gold, white and brown metalized bags with the Brand “Waffle Works” spelled out at the top of the package. The lot number is located on the front of the package on the middle right hand side. The UPC number is located at the lower right hand corner of the back panel of the package.
Herr Foods became aware of the issue after a quality assurance review of the ingredient declaration. The product formulation included milk, but milk was omitted from the ingredient and allergen statement.
Herr Foods announced the recall to prevent consumers who are allergic or sensitive to milk from consuming this product. Consumers who have milk allergies should not consume them and should return them to the retailer where they were purchased for a full refund. Herr Foods and other retailers are removing recalled product from the retailers’ shelves. As a result, consumers can be assured that all other Herr’s products that remain on-shelf are safe and not subject to this recall. Consumers with questions may call 1-800-523-5030. Live assistance is available 9am- 5pm EST Monday through Friday.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm505475.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery