Recall: American Accent Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese
On 2017-10-18, the FDA announced that Great Lakes Cheese is conducting a recall on Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese due to possible undeclared milk. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) American Accent during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 53 food recalls due to potential undeclared ingredients, including bacon, lettuce and tomato (blt) sandwiches, buckeye pie and more. Additionally, there have been 33 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 27 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: Great Lakes Cheese
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Because the region was not specified, it is assumed that this product was available nationwide.
Product Description: Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese
Brand Name(s): American Accent
Reason for Recall: Undeclared Milk
Official Recall Date: 2017-10-17
Note: Although this recall announcement is dated 10/17/2017, it was not published by the FDA until 10/18/2017.
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
Great Lakes Cheese Co. Inc. today announced the recall of 60 packages of American Accent Shredded Imitation Mozzarella Cheese with a best by date of JUN 8 2018 because of undeclared milk allergens on its label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Read More.
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