PreGel America, Inc. of Concord, North Carolina has issued a recalling for single lot of Lemon 50, a powdered flavoring due to the possible presence of undeclared milk in the product. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The product was distributed to customers in 28 states including Texas, as well as Canada, Guatemala and St. Lucia.
The recalled Lemon 50 has the product code 306038 and lot number 381081U279N. The lot number is located on the back of the packaging. The product was produced on April 18, 2018 and has a “best before” date of April 17, 2020. The product is packaged in 2 kg (4.4 lbs) bags, 8 bags per case.
The recall was initiated several units from the identified lot number tested positive for the presence of milk and were distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk in the product. An investigation is ongoing.
No adverse events or reports of illness or injury related to the milk issue have been reported to date, according to a PreGel America, Inc. announcement.
Anyone in possession of recalled lot #381081U279N should call PreGel America at 704-707-0655 for further instruction. Businesses with the recalled product should return it to the North American headquarters in Concord, NC, for product replacement or credit. PreGel America will arrange for the return of the product at no cost.
Questions or inquiries may be directed to 704-707-0655, email [email protected], Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.