Tuesday, July 7, 2009

Manufacturer for Publix Brand GreenWise Vanilla & Chocolate Flavored Whey Proteins Issues an Allergen Alert for Undeclared Milk Allergen

A limited number of Publix GreenWise Vanilla and Chocolate Whey Protein Powders is being recalled by the manufacturer as they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. Persons who have an allergy to milk run the risk of a serious or possible life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.

GreenWise Vanilla Whey Protein Powder

GreenWise Chocolate Whey Protein Powder

Canister Size

15.5oz

13oz

Expiration

05/2012

06/2012

UPC code

41415-54977

41415-55077

Affected Lots

906022, 906023, 906024, 906025

905036, 905037, 905038, 905039

The product was distributed throughout the chain to include stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama and Tennessee.

“The recall was initiated after a review of the labels revealed lacking, insufficient, or inaccurate information about Milk Allergens,” said Jim Sarti, Arizona Nutritional Supplements VP, Quality Assurance. "As part of Publix commitment to food safety, they are asking customers to return the product for a full refund or replacement. There have been no reported cases of illness. Consumers with questions may contact Publix at 1-800-242-1227 between the hours of 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM E.S.T. or www.publix.com.

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