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Ohio: Smith’s Tea with Lemon Recalled

In a nutshell: Milk in tea? Oops!

from FDA press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — June 16, 2009 – Smith Dairy Products Company today announced a voluntary recall on SMITH’S Tea with Lemon in gallon size, lot no. 07/07/09.  The product is being recalled immediately because it may contain milk which is an undeclared allergen.  People who have allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The specific product in question is:

SMITH’S Tea with Lemon gallon size – UPC 70424 00560   Lot No. 07/07/09

The product was distributed in Ohio.  There have been no reported illnesses related to the product.

Smith Dairy has a comprehensive food safety program in place to provide the highest quality products available and will continue to monitor the situation.

Smith Dairy is notifying customers of the recall by phone and in writing.  Consumers with product listed above should return the container to place of purchase for a refund.  Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-776-7076.

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