Potential for Milk Allergen Prompts Recall of Meijer Brand Dill Pickle Potato Chips

People that are allergic to milk risk a serious allergic reaction if they consume this product

Potential for Milk Allergen Prompts Recall of Meijer Brand Dill Pickle Potato Chips
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June 5, 2018

Meijer brand Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips have been recalled by their manufacturer, Shearer's Foods, because they may contain a milk ingredient that is not listed on the label.

People who are allergic to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the affected product.

Recall Details

The recalled packages of Meijer Dill Pickle Flavored Potato Chips were distributed to Meijer stores in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Wisconsin from April 20, 2018 until May 29, 2018.

The product comes in a 9.5-ounce bag marked with a UPC number of 719283594365 and a 'sell by' date ranging from 07/16/18 to 08/13/18.

Source of the issue

The issue with these chips was discovered when the family of a consumer who suffered an allergic reaction after consuming the product reported the incident to Meijer. Shearer's Foods says that human error led to the packaging mistake.

What should consumers do?

Customers who have purchased any of the recalled potato chips can return them to their local Meijer store for a full refund.

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