Marlyce’s Butterballs being recalled because of undeclared allergen

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WIGGINS, Colo. — L.M. Noodle Company announced a recall of Marlyce’s Butterballs because they have wheat flour, soy flour, whey and milk, which is not labeled correctly.

The Food and Drug Administration said in a statement Wednesday that the butterballs were distributed to five Colorado stores as well as stores in Wyoming and Nebraska.

Butterballs are made up of bread crumbs, cream, butter, eggs, allspice and salt rolled in to a ball and cooked in soup. Twelve butterballs come frozen in a clear plastic bag with black lettering on a white label and the upc 094219-21708.

People with food allergies to wheat and soy flour, whey and milk run the risk of serious or life-threating allergic reaction if they consume these products, the FDA said.

No illnesses have been connected to the problem.

The recall was initiated after the undeclared allergens were discovered by a FDA inspection.

The butterballs were immediately relabeled in the warehouse as well as the retail stores. Relabeled product has the allergens listed in the lower left hand corner of the label.

Consumers who have purchased butterballs with undeclared allergens on the label are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 970-371-3845 after 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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