Break 'N Bake chocolate chip dough may contain peanuts

Aug. 26, 2013 at 10:14 PM
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WASHINGTON, Aug. 26 (UPI) -- ConAgra Foods, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, recalled a limited number of Kroger's Break 'N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough.

The chocolate chip cookie dough packages might have had peanut butter cup cookie dough inadvertently placed into chocolate chip cookie dough packages, FDA officials said.

"People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product," the FDA said, though it added no illnesses had been reported related to the product

The recall is limited to Kroger's Break 'N Bake Chocolate Chip cookie dough, 16 oz. packages, bearing the following UPC and Use by date: Unit UPC: 11110 87530 and use by: 24NOV13C21. No other products are impacted.

The dough was sold in Kroger, 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.

The product was shipped to Kroger distribution centers and stores in 26 states, including: 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.

Not affected by this recall are Kroger's Southwest Division stores in Texas and Louisiana; Kroger's Delta Division stores in western Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, western Kentucky and southern Missouri; and King Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming.

Consumers who purchased this product should return it to the store where they bought it for a refund. Those with questions can call: 1-800-252-0634, 24 hours per day/seven days per week.

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