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Orville Redenbacher Kettle Corn Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

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(WGGB) — The maker of Orville Redenbacher popcorn has issued a voluntary recall after some packages of ready-to-eat kettle corn may have an undeclared allergen.

ConAgra Foods says that certain bags of their “Orville Redenbacher Classic Kettle Korn Ready-to-Eat Popcorn” may have been inadvertently filled with white cheddar popcorn, which contains milk, an allergen that is not declared on the kettle corn packaging.

The problem was discovered when a customer found white cheddar flavored popcorn in a kettle corn package and contacted the company.

Those who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk may have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they were to eat the white cheddar popcorn.

No illnesses have been reported.

The product was sold in 5 ounce and 1.5 ounce red bags, and is limited to the following UPC’s and item codes below:

  • 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

If you have some of the product, you are urged to just toss it in the trash. Customers who may have questions about the recall or would like to receive a replacement product may call (866) 518-4177, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Complete information on the recall can be found here.