JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Winn-Dixie on Monday announced an immediate recall of the 30-ounce canister of Winn-Dixie Instant Chocolate Drink Mix with expiration date code of JUL 14 15B from shelves in all stores throughout Florida.
The recall does not affect stores in Alabama, Georgia, Louisiana or Mississippi.
The reason for the recall is the potential that the product may contain an incorrect formula mixture, which could result in an undeclared milk allergen.
"We advise customers who have a milk allergy to throw it out immediately to ensure they do not experience any health issues," said Brian Wright, Winn-Dixie's vice president of communications and community.
Winn-Dixie has received no reports of any issues associated with consumption at this time. The recall only pertains to canisters with the expiration date code of JUL 14 15B. The product UPC code is 2114022031.
Consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk products are urged not to consume and return products to the store for a full refund. To receive the refund, customers may present proof of purchase through a receipt or the product-packaging label.
Symptoms of a milk allergy reaction can range from mild, such as hives, to severe, such as anaphylaxis.
Customers with questions about the recalled products may contact the Winn-Dixie Customer Call Center toll free at 866-946-6349 between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday.