Recall: Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk
On 2019-01-04, the FDA announced that Shamrock Farms is conducting a recall on 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk due to possible undeclared almond. The recalled products were sold under the brand name(s) Shamrock Farms during an unspecified time period throughout the regions shown in the map below.
In recent months, there have been 37 food recalls due to potential undeclared ingredients, including nutty choco pop, hummus and quinoa tabouleh wrap and more. Additionally, there have been 54 food recalls due to other health hazards as well as 23 drug and medical device recalls.
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Name: Shamrock Farms
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Detailed Recall Information
Regions Where Sold: Arizona
Product Description: 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk
Brand Name(s): Shamrock Farms
Reason for Recall: Undeclared Almond
Official Recall Date: 2019-01-04
Additional information provided by the FDA.gov:
For Immediate Release
January 4, 2019
Shamrock Farms of Phoenix, Arizona is issuing a voluntary recall of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Best Before Date 3/16/2019. The recall comes after a product retain of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Use By 03/16/19 Time Stamp 08:18-11:13 04-05 #1, tested positive for an undeclared tree nut (almond) allergen.
People with tree nut allergies could be affected, with allergic reactions that can range from a mild rash to severe breathing difficulties. While there have been no reports of illness as the result of consuming this product, this request is being conducted as a precautionary measure to ensure the health and safety of consumers. For more information on allergens, please visit the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network at www.foodallergy.org.
The undeclared allergen is due to cross-contact with an almond-contained product in the production facility, and was discovered in retained samples during testing.
The product was shipped to retail and distributor customers throughout Arizona.
|Product Name||UPC Code||Best Before Date||Lot Code|
|Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk||0-28300-01228-8||Best Before Date of March 16, 2019||Use By 03/16/19 Time Stamp 08:1811:13 04-05 #1|
Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it. The product should be disposed of immediately or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Shamrock Farms toll-free number at 1-888-HIROXIE, Monday through Friday from 9:00am - 5:00pm Mountain Standard Time or visit its website at www.shamrockfarms.netdisclaimer icon.
Shamrock Farms has already notified its retail customers who were shipped the affected product. Shamrock Farms is issuing this press release and keeping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) informed of its voluntary recall process to ensure that consumers are properly alerted.
About Shamrock Farms
Shamrock Farms is one of the largest family-owned dairies in the country and a leader in the industry. Its innovative milk-based offerings include Rockin' Protein and Shamrock Farms ready-to-drink milk, which can be found in retailers and over 50,000 quick service restaurants nationwide. Headquartered in Phoenix, Shamrock Farms has its own farm hosting a herd of more than 10,000 cows, and was founded in 1922 in Tucson, Arizona. For more information, visit rockinprotein.com or shamrockfarms.net.
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