If you have recently purchased any Kroger brand chocolate chip cookie dough and have allergies to peanuts, you may want to think before you start baking and read the press release issued by the FDA.
ConAgra Foods and the United States Food and Drug Administration have started recalling some of the Kroger brand chocolate chip cookie dough packages that may have, mistakenly, been filled with peanut butter cookie dough instead.
This recall is limited to the Kroger brand Break ‘N Bake Chocolate Chip cookie dough having the following UPC and Use by date:
Item: Kroger Break ‘N Bake Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough, 16 oz. packages
Unit UPC: 11110 87530
Use by: 24NOV13C21
This product is not only sold in Kroger, but is sold in other grocery stores as well, including: Dillons, Baker’s, Gerbes, Foods Co., Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, Jay C, Owen’s, Pay Less, Scott’s, QFC, Ralphs and Smith’s stores.
Only 26 states had this product shipped to their stores. The impacted states are: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming.
Kroger issued a news release about the recall and urged customers to check their refrigerators to see if they have purchased that specific type of cookie dough. The release read: “People who are allergic to peanuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For customers who are not allergic to peanuts, there is no safety issue with the product. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product.”
Customers who have questions about the recall should contact ConAgra Foods consumer relations toll free at 800-252-0634.
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