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January 30, 2002

Koepplinger's Bakery Has Recalled Awrey's Brand 8-Pack Date Oatmeal Bars

Oak Park, MI (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Koepplinger's Bakery has recalled all Awrey's Brand 8-Pack Oatmeal Bars, 10.75 oz. (sold at room temperature), with a pull date of 1-31-02.

The products are being recalled because of undeclared walnuts. Koepplinger's erroneously placed Awrey Brand 8-Pack Oatmeal labels on some Awrey brand Date Nut bars which contain walnuts. People who have an allergy or a severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The recalled product was distributed by Koepplinger's Bakery Inc. located at 15200 W. 8 Mile Rd., Oak Park, Michigan. The bars were distributed in Flint, Bay City and all of southeastern Michigan.

The eight pack bars are packaged on a flat corrugated board that is over wrapped in cellophane.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these products. Awrey's Bakery is aware of this recall.

Consumers who are allergic to walnuts and have purchased any of these products are urged to return them to the store of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-248-967-2020. The product is being recalled in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

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