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Back to Nature Classic Crème Cookies recalled over undeclared milk

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Posted at 1:54 PM, Apr 12, 2016
and last updated 2016-04-12 13:54:42-04

CARLISLE, Pa.Back to Nature Classic Crème Cookies have been recalled, MARTIN’S/GIANT said in a distributed press release.

The cookies contain milk, an allergen that is not listed on the ingredient label. This product is safe to consume for individuals who do not suffer from a milk allergy.

The following product is included in this recall:

  • Back to Nature Classic Crème Cookie, 12 oz., UPC 81989801103 with best by dates of 10 SEP 16 and 16 SEP 16 labeled on top of the package

GIANT/MARTIN’S has received no reports of illnesses to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

Symptoms of food allergies typically appear from within a few minutes to two hours after a person has eaten the food to which he or she is allergic. Allergic reactions can include: hives; flushed skin or rash; tingling or itchy sensation in the mouth; face, tongue, or lip swelling; vomiting and/or diarrhea; abdominal cramps; coughing or wheezing; dizziness and/or lightheadedness; swelling of the throat and vocal cords; difficulty breathing; loss of consciousness.

Customers who have purchased this product should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to GIANT/MARTIN’S for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Back to Nature’s Consumer Relations Center at 844-275-5845. In addition, customers may call GIANT/MARTIN’S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 for more information. Customers can also visit the GIANT or MARTIN’S websites.