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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - IRVING, Texas, April 13, 2012 – Mission Foods announced today a voluntary recall of its Taco Dinner Kits distributed by Kroger, Winn-Dixie, Food Lion and Bottom Dollar Food because they may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The affected products are distributed by retail grocery stores in the following states:
Kroger: Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Ohio, Michigan, Kentucky, West Virginia, Kansas, Nebraska and Tennessee. Stores under the following names where Kroger operates are included in this recall: Kroger, Scott’s, Payless, Owen’s, Food-4-Less in Chicago, JayC, Dillons, Gerbes and Bakers
Food Lion, Bloom and Bottom Dollar Food: North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Georgia, Florida, Maryland, Delaware, New Jersey and Ohio
Winn-Dixie: Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi and Alabama
Mission Foods has decided to recall these products as a precautionary measure. No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with the Taco Dinner Kit products.
Mission Foods is recalling the following items:
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a milk containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.
Consumers should return the product to the store where it was purchased for a refund.
Consumers who have questions about this recall may contact Mission Foods toll-free at 800-600-8226 (8:00am - 5:00pm, Central Standard Time) or http://qa.missionfoods.com/qualityinternet/missioncontactus.html.
Media contact:Loretta Stevens or Nicole Arena, 415/500-0645