November 5, 2003
River Valley Foods, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on
Undeclared Milk in Sugar Free Pound Cake
River Valley Foods, Inc., Syracuse, NY is recalling Sugar Free Golden Pound
Cake because it may contain undeclared milk protein. People who have
allergies to milk protein may run the risk of serious or life threatening
allergic reactions if they consume this product.
The recalled Sugar Free Golden Pound Cake, no expiration date, 14oz. size is
sold in the Bakery Department of Grocery Stores. This product was
distributed in grocery stores in New York and Pennsylvania.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department
of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors revealed the presence of
undeclared milk protein in Sugar Free Golden Pound Cake in packages which
did not declare a milk ingredient on the label.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
This product is supplied to River Valley Foods, Inc. by the Run a Ton Group
of 110 Ridgedale Avenue, Morristown, New Jersey 07962.
Consumers who have purchased Sugar Free Golden Pound Cake should return it
to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions may contact the company