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Recall alert: Popsicles may harm those with milk allergy

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A new recall has been issued for popsicles. Popsicle brand popsicles–the freezer pops that come in the bright yellow box–may be dangerous to those with milk allergies. According to the FDA, Unilever United States, Inc. issued the recall on February 28, when the company realized that some of their popsicles may have been exposed to milk. Specifically, the orange, cherry, grape variety pack was affected.

Milk is not listed as an ingredient on the packaging, and therefore, Unilever issued the recall after receiving a report of an milk-related allergic reaction. This precautionary move on behalf of the Popsicle brand to avoid a any widespread health concerns, has caused products with the following packaging to be recalled:

Orange, cherry, grape popsicles with a UPC code of 7756712130 and “best before” dates of:

JUN0315GBV
JUN0415GBV
JUN0515GBV
JUN0615GBV

The recall is for the 20 count package.

This product is shipped throughout the U.S., so those in St. Louis should definitely check their product labels.

Unilever is asking consumers who have this product to keep the yellow box and call
877-270-7402 to request a coupon for a replacement product. The customer service line is available 24 hours a day.

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