Alternative Baking Company Issues Recall on Cookies with Chocolate Chips Due to Undeclared Milk

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Alternative Baking Company LogoApril 16, 2009 – Alternative Baking Company, Inc. of Sacramento, California is conducting a nationwide recall of several types of chocolate chip cookies with code dates of 015 through 036 stamped on the fold of the cellophane package in black ink.  The chips appear to contain milk and have caused reactions in a few children who are highly allergic to milk according to phone calls from parents of the affected children.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk, run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The cookies are wrapped and sold individually in retail stores and on their web site.  Listed in the chart are the cookies with the pertinent information for identifying the recalled cookies …

Product

UPC #

Date Code
(Stamped on fold)

Weight

Unit

Colossal Chocolate Chip

703741 000178

015  through  036

4.25 oz

Each

Explosive Espresso Chocolate Chip

703741 001014

015  through  036

4.25 oz

Each

703741 000635

015  through  036

4.25 oz

Each

Double Chocolate Decadence

703741 000628

015  through  036

4.25 oz

Each

Mac the Chip

703741 000352

015  through  036

4.25 oz

Each

 

 

 

 

 

Alternative Baking Company has since found a new company which guarantees their chocolate chips are:  100% Vegan, 100% Dairy Free and Processed on Dedicated Equipment.

Consumers are to return any of these products with the codes of 015 through 036 to the store where purchased to exchange them or to received a full refund.  Consumers may also mail their cookies with the proper codes to Alternative Baking Co., 3914 Kristi Court, Sacramento, CA 95827.  Our hours are Monday through Friday 8am to 4pm (PT), phone number is (888) 488-9725.

About Author

Alisa is the founder of GoDairyFree.org, Senior Editor for Allergic Living magazine, and author of the best-selling dairy-free book, Go Dairy Free: The Guide and Cookbook for Milk Allergies, Lactose Intolerance, and Casein-Free Living. Alisa is also a professional recipe creator and product ambassador for the natural food industry.

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