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Fred Meyer Stores issues allergy alert on 100% Whole Wheat Bread due to undeclared milk

Published 09 February 2017

Fred Meyer Stores has recalled the 16 oz Fred Meyer 100% Whole Wheat Bread sold in its retail stores because the product may contain nonfat dry milk not listed on the label.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

There have been no reports of illness to date.

The recalled product is packaged in plastic bread bags and was sold in Fred Meyer stores located in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon and Washington.

Fred Meyer has removed this item from its stores and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

The issue was discovered at the manufacturing facility.

Customers allergic to milk who have purchased the above product should not consume it and should return it to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Every day, the Kroger Family of Companies makes a difference in the lives of eight and a half million customers and 431,000 associates who shop or serve in 2,778 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia.

Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to 2,230 pharmacies, 785 convenience stores, 323 fine jewelry stores, 1,400 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States.

Kroger is recognized as one of America's most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. A leader in supplier diversity, Kroger is a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable.



Source: Company Press Release