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Milton's Baking Voluntarily Recalls 24 oz. Multi-Grain Bread in Three States For Undeclared Milk in Some Loaves

Posted Aug 20 2010 3:07pm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 20, 2010 - Carlsbad, CA - Milton's Baking Company is voluntarily recalling Milton's® Multi-Grain Bread which was distributed to locations in Northern and Central California, Arizona and Nevada. The company took the precautionary step because the loaves contain milk, an undeclared allergen, which may pose a potential serious and life-threatening health risk to milk-allergic individuals.

The company advises that anyone who has consumed the product and has had an allergic reaction should seek the advice of a health-care professional

This recall affects only Milton's® Multi-Grain Bread, 24oz, UPC 06541-92038 with the Plant Code 250 sold only in Northern and Central California, Arizona and Nevada. "All Best if Purchased By" dates through Aug 26 are included in the recall.

The product is sold in both single loaf 24 oz packages and in overwrapped double loaf packages. The plant code is printed on the front of the package under "Best if Purchased By" on the second line immediately after the date.

No other Milton's® products are included in this voluntary recall.

This product was sold in a variety of retail grocery and mass merchandise retailers in the areas of Northern and Central California, Arizona, and Nevada. Retailers began removing affected product from shelves as of Thursday, August 19, 2010. Starting Saturday, August 21, 2010, retailers in affected markets will carry Milton's Multi-Grain Bread 24oz, UPC 06541-92038, without milk.

The company said consumers may return affected product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund. Consumers should log onto Milton's website http://www.miltonsbaking.com/talk-to-us with additional questions or inquiries. Consumers may also call 858-350-9696 x 151 from 9am-5pm Pacific Standard Time, Monday – Friday.

Milton's has received no reports of illnesses or allergic reactions.

The company estimates the recall to involve between 5,000-10,000 loaves.

This recall is being conducted in conjunction with the U. S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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