Oreo cookies recall: What you need to know if you have these in your cupboard
EAST HANOVER, N.J. – Mondelez Global LLC, the maker of Oreo cookies, has announced a nationwide voluntary recall of certain Oreo Fudge Cremes product, Original and Mint varieties, due to milk allergen not being declared in the ingredient list, the FDA said.
Mondelez Global LLC is taking this action out of an abundance of caution. Consumers may be informed about the potential presence of milk by an allergen advisory statement already included on the label (“Manufactured on equipment that processes milk….”). 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 following product is being recalled:
|Description||Retail UPC||Best When Used By Dates|
|Oreo Fudge Cremes, Original variety (11.3 oz package)||0 44000 02694 3||19 AUG 16
20 AUG 16
14 SEP 16
13 OCT 16
14 OCT 16
17 OCT 16
(see code date on bottom left corner on back of package)
|Oreo Fudge Cremes, Mint variety (11.3 oz. package)||0 44000 02696 7||20 AUG 16
21 AUG 16
14 SEP 16
15 SEP 16
16 SEP 16
17 OCT 16
18 OCT 16 (see code date on bottom left corner on back of package)
This recall is limited exclusively to this Oreo Fudge Cremes product, Original and Mint varieties, sold in the U.S. No other products are included in this recall. To date, one report of an allergic reaction has been received related to the above-listed “Best When Used By” dates. This recall is a result of analysis conducted by the FDA related to this product.
Consumers who have this product should not eat it and should discard any products they may have. Consumers can contact the company at 1-855-535-5948, 24 hours a day to get more information about the recall, and Consumer Relations specialists are available Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. CDT.