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Bear Creek Stores, Inc. dba, Harry and David Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds and Pecans in Raspberry Chocolate Up With the Sun Breakfast Cookies

 

Contact:
William Ihle
(541) 864-2145

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Medford, Oregon -- March 12, 2004 -- Bear Creek Stores, Inc. dba, Harry and David Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Almonds and Pecans in Raspberry Chocolate Up With the Sun Breakfast Cookies

Bear Creek Stores, Inc., dba, Harry and David of Medford, OR is recalling 7987 packages of their Raspberry Chocolate Up With the Sun Breakfast Cookies because they contain undeclared almonds and pecans. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds and pecans run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The Raspberry Chocolate Up With the Sun Breakfast Cookies were distributed in Harry and David retail stores nationwide. This recall only involves product that was purchased in Harry and David retail stores and not through the catalog.

The product comes in a 4.5 oz, clear acetate box. The product contains a front label that states: Up With The Sun Breakfast Cookies. The side of the package contains BEST BY dates of 2/07/04, 2/10/04, 4/15/04, or 4/16/04. The back label on the product contains the code SKU#923187 on the upper left hand corner.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date. An investigation commenced when a customer noticed almonds and pecans in the product.

Consumers who have purchased the Raspberry Chocolate Cookies are urged to return the package to any Harry and David store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-233-1101.

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