NAPLES, Fla., April 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Back to Nature Foods, LLC is expanding its voluntary recall to include four (4) additional lots of its Classic Creme cookies, 12 oz packages, because they may contain undeclared milk, not listed as an ingredient on the label. 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 product was distributed to retail stores nationwide. In addition to the previously announced affected packages that were marked with a unit UPC# 19898-01103 and with best by dates of 10 SEP 16 and 16 SEP 16 labeled on top of the package, Classic Creme cookies packages marked with a unit UPC# 19898-01103 and with best by dates of 13 AUG 16 and 08 OCT 16 and 21 OCT 16 and 22 OCT 16 labeled on top of the package were also affected.
Consumers who have purchased the Back to Nature Classic Creme cookies with the UPC and dates noted, and have an allergy to milk, should destroy the product they have or are urged to return to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. No other best by dates are affected.
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 http://www.backtonaturefoods.com 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.org.
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.
MEDIA CONTACT: Eva Pereira, (781) 559-0424, Eva.Pereira@rfbinder.com
CONSUMER CONTACT: 844-275-5845 (M-F 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. ET)
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