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Lehigh Valley Dairy issues recall on orange juice

Published March 05. 2014 05:01PM

Lehigh Valley Dairy is voluntarily recalling orange juice involving Lehigh Valley brand half pints, half gallons and gallons; Swiss Premium brand half gallons and gallons; and Price Chopper brand gallons because these products may contain milk, an undeclared allergen.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

While none of these products have been linked to any illness related to allergens at this time, Lehigh Valley Dairy is taking this precautionary measure because the orange juice may contain milk, an allergen, which has not been declared on the packaging.

Due to a manufacturing error, milk became mixed with the orange juice. To date, no complaints or reactions have been reported.

Those affected are as follows:

• Gallons: Lehigh Valley, UPC 7047243000; Swiss Premium, UPC 7654500106; and Price Chopper, UPC 4173517135.

• Half gallons: Lehigh Valley, UPC 7047249310; and Swiss Premium, UPC 7654500132.

• Half pints: Lehigh Valley Dairy, UPC 7047243022.

The affected product has a "SELL BY" date of March 23, 2014, and was sold by retailers in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Washington, DC, and West Virginia. The carton carries the above referenced Universal Product Code (UPC) and plant code 42-099.

Consumers who purchased any of the products listed above may discard it and return the product package to the place of purchase for a full refund or exchange. Consumers with questions can contact 1-800-587-2259 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding holidays.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has been notified of this voluntary recall.

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