Melanie Wholesale Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor
Melanie Wholesale Inc. of Brooklyn, NY is recalling its 17.6 oz (500g) package of “Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor”, because they contain undeclared peanuts. People who have allergies to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recalled “Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor” were distributed nationwide in retail stores. The product comes in a 17.6 oz (500g) clear plastic package with an expiration date (all dates). The product UPC 4770049082126.
No illnesses or allergic reactions involving this product have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after routine sampling by New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Food Inspectors and subsequent analysis by Food Laboratory personnel revealed that the peanut –containing product was distributed in packages that did not reveal the presence of peanuts.
Consumers who have purchased 17.6 oz (500g) package of “Melanie Mini Cookies with Caramel Flavor” are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund.