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D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc. Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Recall on Safeway Snack Artist Sugar Free Bite-Sized Chocolate Chip Cookies Due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergens


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 4, 2012 – D. F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc. is voluntarily recalling one specific lot of Safeway Snack Artist Sugar Free Bite-Sized Chocolate Chip Cookies because they contain undeclared milk and eggs. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk or eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. Symptoms may include itching, hives, wheezing, vomiting, anaphylaxis and digestive problems, such as bloating, gas or diarrhea. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recall affects only Safeway Snack Artist Sugar Free Bite-Sized Chocolate Chip Cookies bearing the Best By date of 07-11-12 and Lot # L07112B packaged in 10 oz clear plastic tubs and sold in Safeway, Carrs, Dominick's, Genuardi's, Pak 'N Save, Pavilions, Randalls, Tom Thumb and Vans. The Best By date and Lot Number are printed on the product lid.

The products were distributed across the United States. No other lots or products are affected. The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the incorrect rear label was applied to the container and the presence of the milk and eggs was not declared. Consumers who have purchased the recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact D.F. Stauffer Biscuit Co., Inc at 888-480-1988.



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