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VEGGIE CORN DOGS BEING RECALLED

Worthington Foods Inc. meat-free corn dogs and mini-corn dogs sold under the Morningstar Farms label are being voluntarily recalled due to the detection of StarLink corn in samples of the products. StarLink corn has not been approved in the United States for human consumption.The products have been found at various local supermarkets and convenience stores throughout the territory as recently as Thursday, according to a release from DLCA. Consumers having these products in their homes are warned to stop usage immediately and return them to the store where they were purchased for a refund –
While StarLink corn has not been approved for human food in the United States, Environmental Protection Agency officials, as well as leading allergists and scientists, have emphasized that the corn poses no immediate health concerns, according to DCLA. The voluntary recall includes Morningstar Farms meat-free Corn Dogs and Mini-Corn Dogs, Lorna Linda (LL) and Natural Touch (NT) meat-free Corn Dogs. No other Worthington Foods products are affected by the voluntary recall.For further information contact Alli Paul, Director of Consumer
Protection, at 773-2226.

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Worthington Foods Inc. meat-free corn dogs and mini-corn dogs sold under the Morningstar Farms label are being voluntarily recalled due to the detection of StarLink corn in samples of the products. StarLink corn has not been approved in the United States for human consumption.The products have been found at various local supermarkets and convenience stores throughout the territory as recently as Thursday, according to a release from DLCA. Consumers having these products in their homes are warned to stop usage immediately and return them to the store where they were purchased for a refund -
While StarLink corn has not been approved for human food in the United States, Environmental Protection Agency officials, as well as leading allergists and scientists, have emphasized that the corn poses no immediate health concerns, according to DCLA. The voluntary recall includes Morningstar Farms meat-free Corn Dogs and Mini-Corn Dogs, Lorna Linda (LL) and Natural Touch (NT) meat-free Corn Dogs. No other Worthington Foods products are affected by the voluntary recall.For further information contact Alli Paul, Director of Consumer
Protection, at 773-2226.