News Releases

February 14, 2012

Walmart Recalls Cruller Bakery Pastries Due To Mislabeled Milk Allergen

The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services received the following recall regarding Walmart's eight-count packages of Cruller bakery pastries because the common name of milk was not listed following sodium caseinate, a milk derivative, on the ingredient label.

People who have milk allergies that do not recognize sodium caseinate as a milk derivative run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the product.

The eight-count packaged bakery items affected by this recall have a UPC code of 787429847 which can be found on the box label. The items affected by this recall have expiration dates of on or before Feb. 9, 2012. The pastries can be recognized as a ring-shaped twisted sweet cake similar to a doughnut.

The products were labeled and sold in Walmart store bakeries in Puerto Rico and all US states with the exception of Hawaii, Maine, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont.

One adverse reaction has been reported by a customer. Customers with questions about this recall may call the Walmart Customer Service at 1-800-Walmart (1-800-925-6278) or return the product to their nearest store for a full refund.

The full recall announcement can be found at:  www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm291560.htm?source=govdelivery.

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