Sunday, December 13, 2015

2 Chocolate Recalls for December 13, 2015

This first recall is of a product that I've had and I've really enjoyed it.

Kroger Recalls Bakery Fresh Goodness Chocolate Brownies Due to Undeclared Allergens

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) said today it has recalled Bakery Fresh Goodness chocolate brownies (16 oz, tub) sold in its retail stores because the product may contain walnuts not listed on the label.
People who are allergic to walnuts could have a severe reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to walnuts, there is no safety issue with the product. One Kroger customer has reported a possible allergic reaction in connection with this product.

All stores operating under the JayC and Smith's names, as well as Kroger stores located in Georgia; South Carolina; Auburn, Alabama; Greater Cincinnati (including Northern Kentucky and Dayton, Ohio plus South Eastern Indiana); Central and Northwest Ohio; Northwestern West Virginia panhandle; Michigan; Hopkinsville and Bowling Green, Kentucky; Nashville and Knoxville, Tennessee; Huntsville, Alabama; Indiana (except SE Indiana and Evansville); Illinois; Eastern Missouri; Texas and Louisiana; no other Kroger locations are included.

Kroger has removed this item from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.

Kroger is recalling the following item:

Bakery Fresh Goodness Brownies 11110-09172 Lot numbers beginning with 15307
Purchased between Nov. 7, 2015 - Nov. 16, 2015 16 oz

Customers allergic to walnuts who have purchased the above product should not consume it and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS.
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Pine Valley Foods, Inc. Voluntarily Recalls Crazy About Cookie Products Due to Undeclared Allergens

OUISIANA - Pine Valley Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling Crazy about Cookies Pre-portioned varieties after learning that a labeling misstatement on the sugar cookie dough & walnut chocolate chunk cookie dough that was sold and distributed. The sugar cookie dough in question did not properly disclose "milk" as an ingredient or allergen. The walnut chocolate chunk cookie dough in question did not properly disclose "egg" as an ingredient or allergen.

People who have allergies to milk or egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to milk and egg, or are lactose intolerant should not consume these products. No other Pine Valley Food's products are affected, and the recalled products may be safely consumed by those who do not have an allergy or sensitivity to milk nor egg.

Pine Valley Foods, Inc. takes no chances when it comes to the safety of our consumers.

The Pine Valley Food's cookie dough products that are affected by the recall are clearly labeled with a product description and date code on the packaging:

Crazy about Cookies 2.7lb Sugar Cookies Pre-Portion Item # 25-2004 UPC Code - 698768102120 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2lb Holiday Decorated Sugar Cookies Item #03-4034 UPC Code - 698768034346 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2lb Princess Decorated Sugar Cookies Item # 03-4031 UPC Code - 698768034315 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2lb Monsters Decorated Sugar Cookies Item # 03-4032 UPC Code - 698768034322 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2lb Birthday Decorated Sugar Cookies Item # 03-4033 UPC Code - 698768034339 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2lb Hello Kitty Decorated Sugar Cookies Item # 03-4035 UPC Code - 698768034353 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2lb DSC Custom Decorated Sugar Cookies Item # 101-2207 thru 101- 2355  UPC Code - None 10/9/15 – 11/23/15 (Julian Dates - 15282  - 15327)  

Crazy about Cookies 2.7lb Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookies Pre-Portion Item # 25-2008 UPC Code - 698768102168 11/24/15 (Julian Date 15328)  

The Sugar & Walnut Chocolate Chunk Cookie Dough varieties were distributed nationally to Distributors, Groups and Organizations within the Fundraising Industry.

Consumers who have purchased any of the products should return them to Pine Valley Foods, Inc. at 131 Frost Commercial Drive, West Monroe, LA. 71292, for replacement or destroy the products and provide proof of purchase for replacement. If you have any questions please call Customer Service at 318-397-1124 during the hours of 8AM – 5PM CST.

This recall is being conducted in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration.

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