Frito-Lay Issues Limited Voluntary Recall on Undeclared Milk in Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips Distributed in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia - 8/18/21

Company Announcement Date:
August 11, 2021
FDA Publish Date:
August 11, 2021
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Undeclared milk
Company Name:
Brand Name:
Product Description:
Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips
Frito-Lay today issued a voluntary recall of a limited number – 31 bags – of 7 3/4 oz. Wavy Lay’s Original Potato Chips as they may contain undeclared milk ingredients. The recall is the result of an investigation following a consumer contact. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume product contained inside the recalled bags.
The products were distributed to certain retail stores in North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia, and consumers would have been able to purchase them as early as July 23, 2021.
No other Lay’s products, flavors, sizes or variety packs are recalled.
No allergic reactions related to this matter have been reported to date. If consumers have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, they are encouraged not to consume the product and discard it immediately. Frito-Lay has informed the FDA of this action.
Consumers with the product described below can contact Frito-Lay Consumer Relations at 1-800-352-4477 (9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. CST, Monday-Friday).
The specific recalled product information is listed below:
Description Size UPC Code Date & Manufacturing
Code Representative Image
Wavy Lay’s
Potato Chips 7 3/4 oz.
(219.7 grams) 0 28400 04380 9 Either (1) or (2) See image below
Must have both
“Guaranteed Fresh” date of
02 Nov 2021
the Manufacturing Code
1712 17944
85 21:30
Must have both
“Guaranteed Fresh” date of
19 Oct 2021
the Manufacturing Code
1713 20044
18 03:37
Company Contact Information
Frito-Lay Consumer Relations


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