January 10, 2002Olson Baking Has Recalled Brown's
Sugarless Bakery Oatmeal Spice Cookies
Lynnwood, WA (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that The Olson Baking Company
their 12 pack Browns Sugarless Bakery Oatmeal Spice Cookies because it
contains undeclared egg whites. Consumers who have an allergy or severe
sensitivity to egg whites may run the risk of serious or life threatening
reaction if they consume this product.
The Brown's Sugarless Bakery Oatmeal Spice Cookies were distributed in
Western Washington, Oregon, Florida, Southeast Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi
and Northern Illinois. This product is available to the consumer through
The product being recalled was packaged as a 12 pack in clear plastic hinged
containers under the Browns Sugarless Bakery label. Product received or
purchased by the consumer prior to January 4th, 2002 can be considered
packaged with an incorrect label. This product does not bear a manufacturing
code. No other brands, products or sizes are included in this recall.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this voluntary
The problem with the label was discovered after a random sampling program,
conducted by the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Affairs. The
recall was initiated voluntarily once the incorrect label was discovered.
Labels are in the process of being corrected and all future products being
distributed will have the corrected labels.
Consumers who purchased this product are encouraged to return it to the
place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact
the company at 1-800-328-0744.