Allergen Alert Issued on Undeclared Milk In Gollo Brand “Pan Dominicano” (Dominican Bread)

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December 2011 – New York State Agriculture Commissioner Darrel J. Aubertine today alerted consumers to undeclared milk in “Pan Dominicano (Dominican Bread)”, packaged and distributed by Gollo Desserts located at 349 Suydam St. in Brooklyn, NY. People who have severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The recalled “Pan Dominicano (Dominican Bread)” is packaged in a 7 ounce clear plastic bag containing 6 pieces of the product. The bag is labeled with a UPC code of 96321-00220. The recall affects all available codes of this product. The product was sold in the NYC metro area, Long Island, NJ and CT.

Routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets’ food inspectors and subsequent analysis of the product by the New York State Food Laboratory revealed the product contained milk allergens, which were not declared on the label.

No illnesses have been reported to date to this Department in connection with this product. Consumers who have purchased “Pan Dominicano (Dominican Bread)”, may return the product to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recalled product may contact Gollo Desserts Bakery at (718) 386-4110.

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Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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