Shamrock Farms of Phoenix, Arizona is issuing a voluntary recall of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Best Before Date 3/16/2019.
The recall comes after a product retain of Shamrock Farms 2% Reduced Fat Vanilla Half Gallon Milk with Use By 03/16/19 Time Stamp 08:18-11:13 04-05 #1, tested positive for an undeclared tree nut allergen.
People with tree nut allergies could be affected, with allergic reactions that can range from a mild rash to severe breathing difficulties. While there have been no reports of illness as the result of consuming this product, this request is being conducted as a precautionary measure to ensure the health and safety of consumers.
The undeclared allergen is due to cross-contact with an almond-contained product in the production facility, and was discovered in retained samples during testing.
The product was shipped to retail and distributor customers throughout Arizona.
Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it. The product should be disposed of immediately or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Shamrock Farms has already notified its retail customers who were shipped the affected product. Shamrock Farms is issuing this press release and keeping the U.S. Food and Drug Administration informed of its voluntary recall process to ensure that consumers are properly alerted.
Consumers with questions may contact Shamrock Farms toll-free number at 1-888-HI-ROXIE, Monday through Friday from 9:00am – 5:00pm Mountain Standard Time or visit its website at www.shamrockfarms.net.
For more information on allergens, please visit the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network at www.foodallergy.org.
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