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Best Maid Cookie Company Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Walnut In Product

 

Contact
Consumer:
1-888-444-0322

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 8, 2012 - Best Maid Cookie Company of River Falls, Wisconsin is recalling Sienna Bakery® brand Oatmeal Walnut Raisin and Sienna Bakery® brand White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookies due to the potential of undeclared walnut allergen. The master cases of product may contain retail boxes that are labeled as “White Chocolate Macadamia Nut” but have Oatmeal Walnut Raisin cookies inside. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that walnut-containing Oatmeal Walnut Raisin cookies were distributed in retail boxes labeled as “White Chocolate Macadamia Nut” that did not indicate the presence of walnuts.

Affected product was sold through GFS Marketplace stores from May 11th through June 7th in the states of Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Tennessee. Affected product was distributed to Gordon Food Service® (GFS) delivery customers from May 11, 2012 through June 7, 2012 in the states of Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia.

Product and lot codes affected by this recall are listed in the table below;

Product Description,
label/brand and pack size
UPC Code Lot Numbers
6/40/1.35 oz Sienna Bakery®
Oatmeal Walnut Raisin Baked
Cookies
093901165992 121222011525001 on the master case,
12122201 on the retail box
6/40/1.35 oz Sienna Bakery®
White Chocolate Macadamia Baked
Cookies
093901201706 121222061052009, 121222061052001
on the master case, 12122201 on the
retail box
 

GFS Marketplace customers who do not wish to use this product due to walnut allergy or sensitivity concerns should destroy the product and bring their receipt back to the GFS Marketplace Store for a full refund.

GFS delivery customers who do not wish to use this product due to walnut allergy or sensitivity concerns should destroy the product and contact their GFS representative for appropriate credit.

Consumers with additional questions regarding this recall may contact Debra Dartsch, CEO at Best Maid Cookie Company at 1-888-444-0322.

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