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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) — Utz Quality Foods is voluntarily recalling several tortilla chip items due to potential contamination of undeclared milk allergen.

According to the Food and Drug Administration, select expiration dates of some Golden Flake, Good Health, Utz and Weis branded tortilla chips may contain an undeclared milk allergen. Those with severe milk allergies who eat the chips run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

The chips were sold at grocery stores and retail outlets in more than 30 states, including Rhode Island and Massachusetts.

No illnesses have been reported at this time, but consumers should not eat the products subject to the recall. Those products can be returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.

The FDA provided a list of the chips that are being recalled from the company:

  • Utz 17 oz Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-00383-6 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 11.5 oz Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-00384-3 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 17 oz Round White Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-00385-0 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 11.5 oz Round White Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-00387-4 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 52 oz Tortilla Chip 4-pack: 0-41780-00388-1 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 64 oz Round White Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-00388-1 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 9 oz Organic Blue Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-01317-0 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 9 oz Organic White Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-01327-9 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Utz 9 oz Organiz Yellow Tortilla Chips: 0-41780-01337-9 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Weis 11 oz Restaurant Style Tortilla Chips: 0-41497-00426-3 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Weis 11 oz No Salt Round Tortilla Chips: 0-41497-00427-0 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Weis 11 oz White Round Tortilla Chips: 0-41497-00425-6 (5/26/18-6/16/18)
  • Golden Flake TORTIYAHS 12.5 oz Tortilla Chips: 0-72080-41000-0 (6/2/18-6/23/18)
  • Good Health 5.5 oz Black Bean Tortilla Chips: 7-55355-04100-9 (12/29/18-12/29/18
  • Good Health 0.143 Black Bean Tortilla Chips: 7-55355-05910-3 (12/15/18-12/15/18)

The expiration date can be found in the upper right-hand corner of the bag and the UPC code can be found on the back of the bag under the ingredients list.

Utz Customer Care Team can be reached at 1-(800) 367-7629 Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or via email: customerservice@utzsnacks.com.

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