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Published: Wednesday, 6/17/2009

Ohio dairy recalls tea because of possible milk content


ORRVILLE, Ohio Smith Dairy Products Co. of Orrville says it is voluntarily recalling some gallon-sized SMITH'S Tea with Lemon because the may contain milk, which could pose a threat to people with milk allergies.

The company announced the recall Tuesday. It says the product was distributed in Ohio and that there have been no reported illnesses.

Company spokeswoman Penny Baker says milk or milk residue may have gotten into the tea because of an indicator malfunction and was not listed as an ingredient.

The tea being recalled has a UPC of 70424 00560 and is Lot. No. 07/07/09.

The company is notifying customers of the recall by phone and in writing. The dairy says consumers with the product being recalled should return the container to place of purchase for a refund.

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