Safeway Snack Artist Sugar Free Chocolate Chip Cookies Allergy Alert and Recall

Date: January 4, 2012
What: Safeway Snack Artist Sugar Free Bite-Sized Chocolate Chip Cookies
Why: Milk and eggs allergens not declared on the label
Scope: Nationwide

D. F. Stauffer Biscuit Co. is recalling one lot of Safeway Snack Artist Sugar Free Bite-Sized Chocolate Chip Cookies because they contain undeclared milk and eggs which are food allergens. 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 lid. The products were distributed across the United States.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered the incorrect rear label was applied to the container and the presence of the milk and eggs was not declared.

Consumers who 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. at 1-888-480-1988.

Consumers with questions about food safety can Ask Heidi, a certified food safety professional.

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