January 30, 2002Koepplinger'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
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