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If You Have This Milk in Your Fridge, the FDA Says to 'Destroy' It

Best Life Logo By John Quinn of Best Life | Slide 1 of 5: You may want to check the back of your fridge behind those Thanksgiving leftovers this week—an urgent recall notice has been issued for a certain beloved milk product. According to a new warning posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a certain brand of chocolate milk has been recalled due to possible cross contamination. Read on to make sure your favorite isn't affected, and for another recall that should be on your radar, check out If You're Using This to Charge Your Phone, Stop Immediately.The Nov. 25 recall relates to Prairie Farms Premium Flavored Chocolate Milk gallons and Prairie Farms 1% Lowfat Chocolate Milk gallons. The chocolate milk in question was found to have not been labeled for an egg allergen that may be present, posing a serious risk to anyone who has an allergy or sensitivity if they consume eggs.The issue stems from a valve malfunction at the Prairie Farms production plant in Rockford, Illinois, which led to the chocolate milk being cross contaminated with egg nog.According to the FDA's report, "Customers who have purchased this product are encouraged to destroy the product or return it to their local retailer to exchange the product for a like item."A total of 1,152 bottles of the affected products in total were distributed at stores in Chicago area, including the Northern Illinois Suburbs; Rockford, Illinois; and Southeastern Wisconsin. The potentially contaminated chocolate milk gallons have a "Best by" date of Dec. 4. The issue only affected the two named drinks, with other products from the company all remaining safe to drink.Egg is listed by the FDA as one of the eight major common allergenic foods. Particular caution is needed with egg as it can trigger allergic reactions ranging from the relatively mild (hives, mouth itching) to the potentially serious (swelling in the face and throat, difficulty breathing, triggering of asthma attacks, nausea and vomiting). In rare, extreme cases, anaphylactic shock can cause a dramatic fall in blood pressure.Read on for more products that could be in your kitchen that have been recalled recently, and for a particular appliance to be aware of, check out If You're Using This Pressure Cooker, You Need to Stop Now.Read the original article on Best Life.

If You Have This Milk in Your Fridge, the FDA Says to 'Destroy' It

You may want to check the back of your fridge behind those Thanksgiving leftovers this week—an urgent recall notice has been issued for a certain beloved milk product. According to a new warning posted by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a certain brand of chocolate milk has been recalled due to possible cross contamination. Read on to make sure your favorite isn't affected, and for another recall that should be on your radar, check out If You're Using This to Charge Your Phone, Stop Immediately.

The Nov. 25 recall relates to Prairie Farms Premium Flavored Chocolate Milk gallons and Prairie Farms 1% Lowfat Chocolate Milk gallons. The chocolate milk in question was found to have not been labeled for an egg allergen that may be present, posing a serious risk to anyone who has an allergy or sensitivity if they consume eggs.

The issue stems from a valve malfunction at the Prairie Farms production plant in Rockford, Illinois, which led to the chocolate milk being cross contaminated with egg nog.

According to the FDA's report, "Customers who have purchased this product are encouraged to destroy the product or return it to their local retailer to exchange the product for a like item."

A total of 1,152 bottles of the affected products in total were distributed at stores in Chicago area, including the Northern Illinois Suburbs; Rockford, Illinois; and Southeastern Wisconsin. The potentially contaminated chocolate milk gallons have a "Best by" date of Dec. 4. The issue only affected the two named drinks, with other products from the company all remaining safe to drink.

Egg is listed by the FDA as one of the eight major common allergenic foods. Particular caution is needed with egg as it can trigger allergic reactions ranging from the relatively mild (hives, mouth itching) to the potentially serious (swelling in the face and throat, difficulty breathing, triggering of asthma attacks, nausea and vomiting). In rare, extreme cases, anaphylactic shock can cause a dramatic fall in blood pressure.

Read on for more products that could be in your kitchen that have been recalled recently, and for a particular appliance to be aware of, check out If You're Using This Pressure Cooker, You Need to Stop Now.

Read the original article on Best Life.

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