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February 4, 2002

Stella D'Oro Biscuit Company Has Recalled Coffee Treats Anisette Toast Cookies

East Hanover, NJ  (SafetyAlerts) - Stella D'Oro Biscuit Company has recalled 6.5 oz. Stella D'Oro Coffee Treats Anisette Toast Cookies with the code 2163 AB101, because the product may contain undeclared almonds. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds or other nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The Stella D'Oro Coffee Treats Anisette Toast Cookies with the code 2163 AB101 were distributed in retail grocery stores in the following states: Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Wyoming. The 6.5 oz. Stella D'Oro Coffee Treats Anisette Toast Cookies with the code 2163 AB101 are in a clear plastic package. There has been one report of an allergic reaction to the product. No other Stella D'Oro products are part of the recall.

The company is recalling the product because consumers reported finding almond cookies in a Stella D'Oro Anisette Toast Cookies package. Because of a packaging error during the manufacturing process, some packages of Stella D'Oro Coffee Treats Anisette Toast cookies with the code 2163 AB101 contain almonds.

Consumers with an allergy to almonds or other nuts should not eat 6.5 oz. Stella D'Oro Coffee Treats Anisette Toast Cookies with the code 2163 AB101 and should return the product to the store where purchased for a full refund, or call 1-800-433-9361 or visit www.stelladoro.com/specialreport for more information. This mailing is being funded by Stella D'Oro Biscuit Company to alert you to this situation
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