Snack food company Utz has recalled select bags of potato chips because of an undeclared soy allergen.
Utz Quality Foods has issued a voluntarily recall on select 2.875 oz. and 7.5 oz bags of Utz Carolina Style Barbeque Potato Chips after learning some packages were mislabeled. The recall affects products distributed in 30 states including Connecticut, D.C., Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Texas, Vermont and Virginia, as well as D.C.
No illnesses have been reported, according to the Food and Drug Administration website, but people who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the chips.
Utz urged customers not to eat the chips and either throw them out or return them to the store for a full refund. The company suggested retailers check their shelves and confirm the products are not available for purchase.
The affected 2.875 oz. bags include a UPC code of 0-41780-00153-5 and an expiration date between Oct. 6 and Oct. 20. The affected 7.5 oz. bags include a UPC code of 0-41780-00049-1 and expiration dates between Aug. 18 and Oct. 27.
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