September 13, 2001
Galaxy Nutritional Foods Recalls Dairy-Free Apple Pie Flavored Veggie Yogurt
Orlando, FL (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Galaxy Nutritional
Foods, makers of Veggie® Brand Dairy Alternatives is recalling 458 cases of
its 6 ounce packages of Apple Pie flavored Veggie Yogurt because they may
possibly contain trace amounts of milk-protein. People who have allergies to
milk protein run the possible risk of serious or life-threatening allergic
reaction if they consume this product.
recalled Apple Pie flavored Veggie Yogurt was distributed through
distribution centers in the following states: FL, CT, MA, WI, TN, VA, NY,
OH, PA and the Dominican Republic for further distribution to retail stores
The product comes in a 6 ounce, single serve white plastic container with a
peelable lidding stock with UPC #0-77172-66765-2 with an expiration date of
NOV 19, 01 S4R2 stamped on the bottom.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a milk
protein-containing product was produced prior to the dairy-free Veggie
Yogurt, even though the equipment was thoroughly cleaned. This may have
resulted in a possible cross-mixing of the Apple Pie flavored Veggie Yogurt
that was distributed to limited retail markets.
Consumers who have purchased the 6 ounce packages of Apple Pie flavored
Veggie Yogurt that are allergic to milk proteins are urged to dispose the
product and contact Galaxy Nutritional Foods directly at 1-800-441-9419 to
receive a full refund for their purchase and to address any questions they