FDA: 2 King of Pops flavors recalled for label error

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{}CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- King of Pops has recalled two flavors of their popular popsicles.According to the Food and Drug Administration, Banana Puddin' pops and Keylime Pie pops might have wheat and/or soy but the ingredients are not listed on the label. The pops are distributed in Charleston at several retail stores.FDA officials said the pops are labeled with the company logo, flavor, and a list of ingredients that does include milk, flour, chocolate, egg, vanilla wafer, and/or graham cracker.King of Pops is working closely with the FDA, the SC Dept. of Agricultural, and SC Dept. of Health to correct the labeling issue to FDA standards. The UPC codes on the recalled products are 59959 00305 and 59959 00304. All known mislabeled products have already been removed from stores.People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, wheat, egg or soy run the risk of severe or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.The problem was discovered during a routine inspection by the SC Dept. of Agriculture. No illnesses have been reported.Consumers who have allergy or sensitivity to milk, wheat, egg, and soy should discard the pops. For additional information you can call the King of Pops production kitchen at 843-297-8039.
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