The company that makes Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk is voluntarily recalling half-gallon cartons of the product because it may could actual milk. 

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
So far there has only been one report of an allergic reaction. Medical treatment or hospitalization was not required.

Approximately 145,254 half-gallon cartons of the affected product were shipped to retailers and wholesalers in AL, AR, CT, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NE, NJ, NY, OH, OK, PA, SC, TN, TX, VA, and WI. 

The recall only applies to the following product: refrigerated Vanilla Almond Breeze almond milk with a use-by date of September 2, 2018.

To identify the affected product, consumers should look for the stamped information printed as:

  • USE BY: SEP 02 18 (07:36 – 20:48) H5 L1 51-4109 
  • USE BY: SEP 02 18 (07:36 – 20:48) H5 L2 51-4109 
  • USE BY: SEP 02 18 (07:36 – 20:48) H6 L1 51-4109 
  • USE BY: SEP 02 18 (07:36 – 20:48) H6 L2 51-4109

It also has a Universal Product Code (UPC barcode) of 41570 05621 on the side panel of the carton next to the nutrition facts.

Consumers who purchased the product may return it to the retail location where the purchase was made for a full refund or exchange, or visit http://www.bluediamond.com to complete a web form.

Consumers with questions may contact Blue Diamond at 1-800-400-1522, Monday through Friday from 9 AM – 7 PM Eastern Time.