Utz Quality Foods Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy in Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips

Bag Front (Source: Utz Quality Foods, LLC.)

HANOVER, Pa.--()--Utz Quality Foods, LLC., is voluntarily recalling select expiration dates of Utz® Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips due to an undeclared soy allergen. This recall was initiated after learning a certain number of packages were mislabeled. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The items subject to this voluntary recall were distributed to retail outlets in the following states: AL, AR, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MS, NC, NE, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA RI, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WV

NO ILLNESSES ASSOCIATED WITH THIS VOLUNTARY RECALL HAVE BEEN REPORTED TO DATE.

The items and related expiration dates being voluntarily recalled include:

                   
Expiration Date Expiration Date

Item Description

UPC

FROM

TO

Utz 2.875 oz. Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips 0-41780-00153-5 October 6th October 20th

Utz 7.5 oz. Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips

0-41780-00049-1 August 18th October 27th
 

Please see below for an example of reading the expiration dates and UPC code:

                     
  Bag Front       Bag Back       Expiration Date Example  
 

The expiration date may be found in the upper right corner of the bag.

     

The UPC code may be found on the lower right-hand corner of the bag.

     

The expiration date is noted as the month, day, year. In this example, October 27, 2018.

 
             

No other Utz® products are being recalled.

Consumers should NOT eat the products subject to this voluntary recall. Consumers who purchased the recalled product may return it to the store where it was purchased for a full refund or exchange, or they may simply discard it.

For further information please contact the Customer Care Team:

Email: customerservice@utzsnacks.com
Or, call 1-800-367-7629 Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time

Retailers and wholesalers should check their inventories and shelves to confirm that none of the products are present or available for purchase by consumers.

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About Utz® Quality Foods, LLC

Founded in 1921, Utz Quality Foods, LLC is the largest family-managed salty snack company in the United States. For information about Utz® or its products, please visit www.utzsnacks.com or call 1-800-FOR-SNAX.

Contacts

Media Contact
George Neiderer, 717-637-1759
gneiderer@utzsnacks.com
or
Kevin J. Brick, 717-637-1759
kbrick@utzsnacks.com

Contacts

Media Contact
George Neiderer, 717-637-1759
gneiderer@utzsnacks.com
or
Kevin J. Brick, 717-637-1759
kbrick@utzsnacks.com