DAYTON, Ohio - Mike-sell's Snack Food Company recalled all sizes of its Honey Barbecue Potato Chips Friday due to packages being mislabeled gluten free.
The recalled units were distributed to various grocery and convenience stores in Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and central Illinois between Nov. 5, 2012 and March 5 2013.
The mislabeled product can be identified as follows: Mike-sell's Honey Barbecue Potato Chips;
- 1 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-10171-9
- 2 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-40170-3
- 6 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-60152-3
- 10 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-50176-2
- 16 oz. UPC code: 0-71104-10154-5
Packages of the chips with a sell-by date on or before May 21 are not gluten free but actions are in place to correct the packaging label.
Packages with sell-by dates after May 21 are reformulated to be gluten free.
The Food and Drug Administration has been notified of this voluntary recall, according to a press release from the chip manufacturer.
The company says no other products are involved in the recall.
Consumers concerned with gluten intolerance may return affected product to the retailer where it was purchased for full refund or call Luke Mapp or David Smith at 800-257-4742 or 937-228-9400 Monday to Friday from 8 a.m to 5 p.m.
Gluten intolerant persons may experience the following problems associated with gluten:
- Weight loss or weight gain
- Nutrition deficiencies due to mal-absorption, e.g. low iron levels
- Gastro-intestinal problems (bloating, pain, gas, constipation, diarrhea)
- Fat in the stools (due to poor digestion)
- Aching joints
- Irritability and behavioral changes
- Infertility, irregular menstrual cycle and miscarriage
- Cramps, tingling and numbness
- Slow infant and child growth
- Decline in dental health
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