Kroger recalls 'Private Selection' strawberry sorbet for milk allergy risk

Published On: Apr 15 2014 08:59:21 AM EDT
DETROIT -

The Kroger Co. is recalling "Private Selection Sweet Strawberry Sorbet" that was sold at the company’s Kroger and Jay C stores in 13 states, because the product may contain milk not listed on the label.

People who are allergic to milk could have a severe reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to milk, there is no safety issue with the product.

Two Kroger customers have reported a possible allergic reaction in connection with this product.

Out of an abundance of caution, Kroger issued the recall, which was sold in 16 fluid ounce packages with a code date of Aug 11, 2015 and UPC 11110 52108, due to a potential presence of a milk allergen.

Included in this recall are Kroger and Jay C stores in the following states only: Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, and West Virginia (along the Ohio border).

What Kroger is doing

Kroger has removed potentially affected item from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

What customers should do

Customers are asked to carefully check their freezers for the recalled product. Any opened or unopened products included in this recall should not be consumed by persons allergic to milk, and should be returned to their local store for a full refund.

Customers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at 800-KROGERS (800-576-4377). For more information, please visit www.kroger.com/recall disclaimer icon .

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