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Topnotch Cookies & Cakes Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Chocolate Chip Chunk Cookies



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 29, 2012 - Topnotch Cookies & Cakes of Westland, MI is recalling 550 Chocolate Chip Chunk Cookies because it may contain undeclared traces of milk in the "butter vanilla flavor"  "containing milk ingredients".
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.
Cookies were distributed in Detroit and Lansing, MI, Cleveland, OH, and Chicago, IL to retail stores.
Cookie is individually labeled and hand wrapped in clear wrap. Net wt. 3.4 oz., with the expiration on or before April 13, 2012.
No illness has been reported at this time. The recall was initiated after it was discovered the product contained milk product and the packaging did not reveal the
presence of milk.
Investigation indicates the flavor company where the "butter & vanilla flavor" was purchased added the milk product to their flavor and Topnotch did not have
this knowledge.  No further production will have use of the "butter & vanilla flavor",   The problem has been corrected.
Consumers with questions may contact the company at 734-467-9550.



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