Allergy Alert Issued on Undeclared Milk and Soybean in Upsides™ Orzo Toscano


December 2010 – YNot Foods, Inc. of Madison, WI is recalling 2,541 cases because it may contain undeclared milk and soybean. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk and/or soybean run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Product was distributed in AR, IL, KS, OH, OK, TX and Mexico through foodservice and retail channels.

Specific information on how the product can be identified are as follows:

Upsides™ Orzo Toscano, 6/2.5lb (distributed by J.R. Simplot Co. Boise, ID).

SKU 10071179011392

The first 12 digits of the production codes (lots) affected are listed below.

  • 987SEP301001
  • 987OCT071001
  • 987OCT081001

No illnesses have been reported to date and no other codes (lots) are affected by this issue.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing milk and soybean was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk and soybean. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.

Consumers who have purchased these code dates are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-608-222-2860.

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