American Pop Corn Company Initiates Voluntary Recall
Undeclared milk is behind a non-mandatory recall order involving the American Pop Corn Company.
Due to fears of possibly harming people with severe allergies towards milk, the American Pop Corn Company has recently initiated a voluntary pull-out order of their JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100, for they believe that some of them contain undeclared milk.
The recall came after the popcorn company was alerted by a consumer that some of their JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100 were allegedly placed with a different flavor by accident.
This may lead to a customer getting exposed to milk, a known allergen that causes mild to serious reactions to certain individuals.
If a person allergic to milk has accidentally been exposed to the product, they may suffer from a series of symptoms ranging from coughing and vomiting to anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction that will require immediate medical attention.
As of writing, there were no reported instances of people suffering from allergic reactions from eating American Pop Corn Company’s JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100 product.
Meanwhile, authorities from the Food and Drug Administration or FDA have chimed in and reminded consumers of what to do in the midst of the recall.
They have warned consumers with allergies towards milk to steer away from purchasing and consuming JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100. If one had bought the item before the news broke out, they were reminded to throw it away from their pantries the soonest.
On their end, American Pop Corn Company representatives have assured the public that there were no other products affected in the latest recall except for the aforementioned item.
Consider The Consumer has collected the necessary information needed to determine whether the American Pop Corn Company’s JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100 you have just bought is part of the recall order. They are listed below for your convenience:
- Check the packaging of the product. It is likely included in the recall if they have a barcode number or universal product code stating “2819000141,” along with a production code of “1025” and “3&4.” Take note that there is supposed to be a timestamp sandwiched between the two.
- The popcorn’s packaging has “best by” information of January 25, 2022.
- You have bought your JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100 at a store in any of the following states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Idaho, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.
The company has assured that they did not sell the affected product in any other states besides the aforementioned list.
For customer concerns, American Pop Corn Company has opened its contact lines to process queries regarding the latest recall. As of press time, the company is not facing any charges due to the latest undeclared allergen debacle.
About The Company
Established more than a century ago, the American Pop Corn Company is a privately held family-run business based in Iowa. Jolly Time, the company’s sole brand under their management, is a series of popular popcorn items distributed and sold worldwide.
Editor’s Note on Jolly Time Healthy Pop Kettle Corn Recall:
This recall feature aims to provide you the latest information regarding the nonmandatory recall initiative spearheaded by the American Pop Corn Company on its JOLLY TIME popcorn.
Case Name(s) & No: American Pop Corn Company JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100 recall
Products/Services Involved: JOLLY TIME Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100
Allegation(s): Jolly Time Healthy Pop Kettle Corn 100 items contained an undeclared milk ingredient.
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