FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — June 29, 2010 – Sunrise, FL – Champion Nutrition is recalling five lots of Champion Nutrition Chocolate Peanut Butter Pure Whey Protein 5lb. Product was distributed domestically throughout the U.S. This recall is being initiated due to an incomplete allergen statement for peanuts in the ingredient section of the label. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. However, peanuts are prominently displayed on the principal display panel, the flavor Chocolate Peanut Butter is prominent and there is a statement that the product was manufactured in a facility that uses peanuts, tree nuts etc.
There have been no reports of adverse events associated with the identified products. However, your assistance is appreciated and necessary to prevent consumer illness.
Consumers who purchased the product can contact Champion Nutrition for instructions on a return and refund or replacement product at 1-800-225-4831 Monday thru Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm EST.
The product lot numbers for the recalled product can be found on the bottle. Product is contained in a white plastic screw cap 5 lb container. Lot code number is located between the neck of the bottle and the label.
FULL RECALLED PRODUCT LIST:
CHAMPION NUTRITION CHOCOLATE PEANUT BUTTER PURE WHEY PROTEIN 5LB,
UPC 0 27692 18550 1.
LOTS: A0210A, C9288A, D0329A, G9201A, L9282A
No other varieties or flavors of products distributed by Champion Nutrition are affected by this recall.
This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), who has been contacted. Adverse reaction or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA’s MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program online, by regular mail, or by fax. Online: www.fda.gov/MedWatch/report.htm9. Regular Mail: use postage-paid, pre-addressed Form FDA 3500 available at www.fda.gov/MedWatch/getforms.htm10. Mail to address on the pre-addressed form. Fax: 1-800-FDA-0178.