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Back to Nature Issues a Product Recall and Allergy Alert for Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies and Chocolate Granola Due to Undeclared Milk

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Back to Nature Issues a Product Recall and Allergy Alert for Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies and Chocolate Granola Due to Undeclared Milk

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
October 27, 2016
FDA Publish Date:
February 09, 2019
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Company Name:
Back to Nature Foods, LLC
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Back to Nature
Product Description:
Product Description
Granola, and cookies

Company Announcement

Naples, FL – Back to Nature Foodsdisclaimer icon, LLC is voluntarily recalling four (4) products because those products contain chocolate purchased from a third party supplier which was found to contain undeclared Milk that is not listed as an ingredient on the label.

Products affected are:  

Back to Nature ProductsUPCBest By Date
Chocolate Delight Granola
11oz
19898-0120112/25/16 - 7/27/17
Dark Chocolate Coconut Granola
11oz
19898-012255/9/17 - 8/14/17
Chocolate Chunk Cookies
9.5oz
19898-011005/8/17 – 5/12/17
Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
6 x 1.25oz
19898-01114 (Tray)
19898-01115 (Pouch)
5/1/17
Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
100 x 1.25oz
19898-01148 (Case)
19898-01115 (Pouch)
5/1/17
Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
9 x 2.5oz
19898-01144 (Caddy)
19898-01143 (Pouch)
5/1/17

Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The affected Cookie and Granola products were distributed to retail stores nationwide. No other products or best by dates are affected.

Best by date codes can be found on the top of the bottom of the Granola packaging, the top of the Chocolate Chunk 9.5 oz carton, and on the back of the Mini Chocolate Chunk Tray or individual package.

Consumers who have purchased the Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Chocolate Delight Granola, or Dark Chocolate Granola with the UPC numbers and dates noted, and have an allergy to milk, should destroy the product they have or are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund.

Consumers with questions may call Back to Nature’s Consumer Relations Center at 844-275-5845. The center is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern. Consumers also may contact the center via e-mail by visiting the Contact Us page at Back to Nature Foodsdisclaimer icon for a replacement coupon.

No other Back to Nature brand products are included in this recall.

This voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.

The company has also reported the recall to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education) and is placing a notification on the FAACT website www.foodallergyawareness.orgdisclaimer icon.

About Back to Nature Foods
Headquartered in Naples, FL, Back to Nature Foods is a leading producer of Cookies, Crackers, Granola, Cereal, Juice and Soups in the United States. Back to Nature Foods Company, LLC is a manufacturer of all-natural and organic cookies, crackers, granolas, nuts, trail mixes and juices.  Back to Nature® has made nutritious foods with simple ingredients for 53 years. 

  • Product image, Back to Nature, Chocolate Delight Granola
  • Product image, Back to Nature, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies
  • Product image, Back to Nature, Dark Chocolate Coconut Granola
  • Product image, Back to Nature, Chocolate Chunk Cookies

Consumers

844-275-5845

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Eva Pereira
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