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International Desserts ISSUES ALLERGY ALERT ON UNDECLARED Walnuts IN Uncle
Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 31, 2013 - International Desserts of Glendale, California is recalling Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies in 12 oz bags, because it may contain undeclared walnuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to treenuts {chestnuts, brazil nuts, walnuts, hazelnuts, pecans, pine nuts, cashews}, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Uncle Eddies Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Cookies was distributed nationwide to retail grocers.

The Vegan Oatmeal Chocolate Chip cookies are in a 12 oz brown paper bag and can be identified by the following lot numbers #110813, and #58513.

No illness have been reported to date.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that product labeled Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies contained Chocolate Chip Cookies with walnuts, product containing walnuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of walnuts. Subsequent investigation indicates the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes."

Consumers who have purchased Brand X are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-818-549-0056.)



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