Kraft Issues Recall for Undeclared Pistachios in Jell-O Brand Sugar Free Fat Free In

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Kraft Issues Recall for Undeclared Pistachios in Jell-O Brand Sugar Free Fat Free Instant Pudding
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Northfield, IL -- April 11, 2005 -- Kraft Foods of Northfield, IL, is recalling 1.4 oz. Jell-O Brand Sugar Free Fat Free Reduced Calorie Instant Pudding & Pie Filling in White Chocolate with the 05 MAR 07 D8 and 06 MAR 07 D8 code dates, Chocolate with the 06 MAR 07 D8 code date and Chocolate Fudge with the 07 MAR 07 D8 code date because the products may contain pistachio nuts which are not listed in the ingredients on the package. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pistachio nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these recalled products. No illnesses or allergic reactions have been reported to date. The product was distributed nationally.

No other Jell-O products are part of the recall, and there is no health risk for consumers who are not allergic to pistachio nuts.

Kraft estimates that approximately 148,500 packages of the recalled product were produced. The recalled product has been distributed nationally. The "Best When Used By" code dates are printed on the end flap for the recalled 1.4 oz. Jell-O Brand Sugar Free Fat Free Reduced Calorie Instant Pudding & Pie Filling in White Chocolate with the 05 MAR 07 D8 and 06 MAR 07 D8 code dates, Chocolate with the 06 MAR 07 D8 code date and Chocolate Fudge with the 07 MAR 07 D8 code date.

The company learned of the error when it found that some of the boxes still under its control contained pistachio nuts. The company has taken steps to prevent a recurrence. No other Jell-O products are part of the recall.

Consumers who purchased the recalled product may return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund.

Consumers with questions about the recall should call 1-800-323-4243 from 9:00 am EDT to 9:00 pm EDT , or visit the company

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