Allergy Alert Issued for Food Lion Brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk risk a serious or life-threatening reaction

Allergy Alert Issued for Food Lion Brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips
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July 24, 2018

Shearer's Foods says that 7.75 ounce packages of Food Lion brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips may contain milk that is not listed as an ingredient on the label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Recalled Product Details

The recalled Food Lion Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips were distributed to Food Lion stores in North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Virginia, Tennessee, Delaware, Maryland, and West Virginia between December 1, 2017 and July 19, 2018.

The chips comes in a 7.75 ounce bag marked with a UPC number of 035826103925 and one of the follow lot codes: 03333405, 03234705, 03334705, 03135505, 03100305, 03200305, 03301205, 03101905, 03202605, 03203409, 03303905, 03104005, 03204605, 03105405, 03305405, 03106106, 03106805, 03307305, 03308105, 03108205, 03109005, 03310305, 03110405, 03111105, 03212505, 03312505, 03113105, 03213105, 03314409, 03114509, 03214509, 03115408, or 03215408.

The lot code can be found on the front of the bag in the top right corner.

Reported Illnesses

This recall was implemented after a consumer suffered an allergic reaction and the incident was reported to Food Lion. Shearer's Foods conducted an investigation which indicated that a product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.

What should consumers do?

Customers who purchased the recalled Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips from Food Lion should dispose of the product or return the chips to the store for a full refund.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall can contact Shearer's Consumer Affairs Department at (800) 428-6843.