Kenny’s Great Pies Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Wheat In “Kenny’s Buckeye Pie”



Kenny’s Great Pies, Inc. of Smyrna, GA, is voluntarily recalling its 22-ounce packages of “Kenny’s Buckeye Pie” because they may contain undeclared wheat. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recalled “Buckeye Pies” were distributed in retail stores in the Ohio area and have the product UPC# 7 11276 50277 7. All affected product has been removed from distribution and off store shelves. The product comes in 22 ounce, clear plastic package with a black base.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered by an employee of a retailer that the wheat-containing product was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of wheat. Kenny’s Great Pies subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a labeling production error.

Consumers who have purchased 22-ounce packages of “Buckeye Pies” between the dates of 8/26/2017 and 10/16/2017 are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at (770) 333-0043 Ext. 113 Monday through Friday between the hours 8am-5pm EST.

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