Tate’s Bake Shop of Southampton, NY is recalling Tate’s 7 oz Chocolate Chip Cookies with Best By date of Mar 20, 2016 and Tate’s 7 oz Gluten Free Ginger Zinger Cookies with Best By date of Jan 04, 2016 because they may contain undeclared walnut allergen. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Tate’s 7 oz Chocolate Chip cookies and Tate’s 7 oz Gluten Free Ginger Zinger cookies are distributed nationwide through retail stores.
The product can be identified by a Best by date of March 20, 2016 for the Chocolate Chip cookies and Jan 04, 2016 for the Ginger Zinger cookies, ink jetted on the bottom of the outer package.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered that a product containing walnuts was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of walnuts.
Consumers who have purchased Tate’s 7 oz Chocolate chip cookies with a best by date of Mar 20, 2016 or Tate’s 7 oz Gluten Free Ginger Zinger with a best by date of Jan 04 2016 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-631-780-6511 between the hours of 9:00AM to 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.
* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm471226.htm
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.