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Lay’s barbecue chips recalled over milk allergy concerns

If you’re a fan of barbecue chips, live near the west coast, and have a milk allergy...your favorite chips might have just been recalled. The Frito-Lay’s company, owned by Pepsi Co., has recalled some of its Lay’s barbecue chips after the presence of milk products was not disclosed on the packaging.

The undisclosed ingredient is the result of Lay’s Barbecue Flavored Potato Chips being “inadvertently filled with another flavor of potato chips”. Since the incorrect chips were placed in the bbq chips bag, the bags would not reflect the proper ingredients. While a milk allergy may not seem like a serious concern, as Lay’s explains in their recall notice, even a simple milk allergy can be extremely dangerous for those with a “severe sensitivity to milk”.

The recall covers bags of Lay’s Barbecue chips in bags as little as 1 oz. to as large as 15 ½ oz. The chips can be found in individual bags and in the popular variety packs. They were shipped to and sold in nearly a dozen states. Those states include: Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming. In addition to being found in your local grocery stores, the chips may be in your local commissary, vending machine, or even sold online.

If you purchased the recalled chips, they should be returned to your retailer for a refund. As of this time, no other Frito-Lay chips have been recalled.

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