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Bella Cucina Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Walnuts in Death by Chocolate Cookies


Bella Cucina


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Atlanta, GA -- August 27, 2007 -- Bella Cucina of Atlanta, Georgia is recalling units of Death by Chocolate cookies if your bag does not correctly state that the product contains walnuts. 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.

Death by Chocolate cookies may have been sold directly to consumers in the following retail stores:


Contact Information

Ballins, LTDWendy Legarde
550 Elmwood Park Blvd
Suite B
Harahan, LA 70123
At Home StoreAt Home Store
Rosie Witherspoon
52 N. Main St
Fairfield, IA 52556
Perfect PackagePerfect Package
263 Park Ave
Worcester, MA 1609
Lincoln Finishing Touches-NELincoln Finishing Touches-NE
Attn: Linda Spurrier
3945 S. 48t
Lincoln, NE 68506
Farm Fresh To You StoreFarm Fresh To You Store
Freeman O Barsotti
1 Ferry Building
Shop 9
San Francisco, CA 94105
The Fig PantryThe Fig Pantry (bill)
Attn: Jennifer
21800 Schellville Rd
Suite C
Sonoma, CA 95476
Black SaltBlack Salt
c/o:Scott Weinstein-Fish Marke
4883 MacArthur Blvd NW
Washington, DC 20007
Great AmericanGreat American
Attn: Amy Hamilton-Hails
4121 16th Street N.
St Petersberg, FL 33703
Kiawah Island ResortOsprey Point
Attn: Ashley Agapion Magee
700 Governors Dr.
Kiawah Island, SC 29455
Trapp & CoTrapp & Co.
Attn: Helga/Steven
4110 Main Street
Kansas City, MO 64111
Joli Home and EventsJoli Home & Events
Cheryl Hunter
8B Market
Beaufort, SC 29906
James WelchJames Welch
James Welch
260 Balfour Drive
Winter Park, FL 32792
Crabby ChicCrabby Chic
Attn: Pam Teebo
4407 Cascade Rd
Wilmington, NC 28409
McArdles Forest and Garden CenterMcArdle's Forest & Garden Ctr
Attn :Sari
48 Arch Street
Greenwich, CT 6830
BCAF Grand Central StationBella Cucina Artful Food - GCS
1870 Murphy Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30310
Wines of Distinction, Inc.Wines of Distinction, Inc.
Attn: Katherine Rose
230 E Main St
Abingdon, VA 24210
Domaine CarnerosDomaine Carneros
1240 Duhig Road
Napa, CA 94559
Build a BasketBuild A Basket
Attn: Mena F/Scott Maybaum
32 Rte 10 West
East Hanover, NJ 07936
Design Line InteriorsDesign Line Interiors
4863 Shawline Street
Ste. E
San Diego, CA 92111
BCAF Virginia HighlandsBCAF-Virginia Highlands
1050 North Highland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306
Attn: Mary Matheson
4699 South Hollady Blvd
Salt Lake City, UT 84117
Counrty Store - CACountry Store -CA
Attn:Carol L Holmes
2408 W. Adrian Street
Newberry, CA 91320
Graeagle Gift ShopNO CONTACT
Moravian FloristMoravian Florist
Attn: Sue Kirchhoffer
2286 Richmond Rd.
Staten Island, NY 10306
The Cheshire CatThe Cheshire Cat
Scott Comstock
34121 N. Rt 45
Grayslake, IL 60030
Kimball ShopKimball Shop
Nancey Kimball
135 Main St. NE
Harbor,ME 04662
Sayville General Store IncSayville General Store, Inc
Attn: Jackie
44 Main Street
Sayville, NY 11782
Chintz & CompanyChintz & Company
Attn: Nicole de Goutiere
1720 Store St
Victoria, BC V8W 1V5
English Green InteriorsEnglish Green Interiors
Attn: Deborah Green
P. O BOx 2541
Cashiers, NC 28717
Bella Donna DesignsBella Donna Designs
131 Hurst Cir
Franklin, NC 28734
Equipment Di VinEquipment Di Vin
Cheryl Webster
1412 Larimer Street
Denver, CO 80202
Celebrations - FLCelebrations-FL
Attn: Debbie
717 N. 12th Ave.
Pensacola, FL 32501
French's Kitchen & BathFrench's Kitchen & Bath
202 5th St
Hollister, CA 95023
Fanciful Gift BasketsFanciful Gift Baskets
Attn: Dave
5617 Melrose
Los Angeles, CA 90038
Harris & Clark General StoreHarris & Clark General Store
Anissa Harris
2539 Knox St
Atlanta, Georgia 30317
Breckenridge Cheese and ChocolateBreckenridge Cheese & Chocolate
Attn: Anne
P.O. Box 3771
Breckenridge, CO 80424
Son of Moon Fine FoodsSon of the Moon
Eva Bunnell
346 South Main St.
Middletown, CT 06457
Roche Bros SupermarketRoche Bros. #101
165 Linden Street
Wellesley Hill, MA 02481
Tenzie & CoTenzie & Co.
1116-A Coolidge Street
Lafayette, LA 70503
Pine AwayPine Away
216 Main St.
Annapolis, MD 21401
Bee EntertainingBee Entertaining
124 S. Webster St
Naperville, IL 60540
The country FarmerThe Country Farmer
1 Bloomer Rd
N. Salem, NY 10560

All stores have been notified of the incident.

The Death by Chocolate cookies is bags are in a 6oz. bag with a sleeve label. The UPC code for this product is 19193 00020. These cookies have a three month shelf life. The cookies being recalled were made on June 14, 2007 and also July 5, 2007 for a total of 36 cases, 12 units per case. The cookie ingredient list did not contain Walnuts.

No Illness have been reported to date.

Consumers should contact Bella Cucina directly at 678.539.8400 so we can refund or replace the cookie bag.


Photo: Bella Cucina Death by Chocolate Cookies

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