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August 24, 1999

Keebler Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Dairy Products in Frosted Animal Cookies

ELMHURST, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Keebler Company announced that it is recalling Keebler Frosted Animal Cookies because the product contains dairy whey and non-fat dry milk solids, which are not declared on the ingredient statement. Consumers who are allergic to dairy products can have life threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The Keebler customer service representative was unable to comment as to whether any illnesses had been reported related to this recall.   No press release was issued.  Keebler has voluntarily taken this action due to the risk for consumers sensitive to dairy ingredients.

The packages are sold in 16-ounce bags and carry the UPC# 3010011346. The product is distributed east of the Rocky Mountains.  Keebler Company is advising retail outlets to remove the product from shelves.

Consumers with questions can call Keebler at 1-800-648-6525

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