7-Eleven, Cinnabon Announce Recalls Due to Potential Peanut Contamination

The recalls apply to fully baked cookies and Cinnabon Stix

Cinnabon Stix
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May 02, 2016

Unlisted peanuts in products from CSM Bakery Solutions have prompted a pair of recalls.

First, 7-Eleven is recalling fully baked chocolate chunk, sugar, and oatmeal raisin cookies. These cookies were provided to the convenience store chain in the form of frozen cookie pucks from CSM. The cookies were distributed and sold prior to Friday, April 22 at 45 7-Eleven stores in Missouri, South Carolina, and Texas.

The cookies were sold fresh in a self-serve bakery case or within a countertop self-serve, acrylic case. There is no UPC code or label attached to these cookies.

Last week, several bakeries issued recalls for cookies sold at 7-Eleven locations, also due to the presence of unlisted peanuts.

Next, Cinnabon is recalling its Cinnabon Stix, made with a potentially ingredient from CSM. All Cinnabon bakeries are discontinuing the sale of Cinnabon Stix until CSM has confirmed that the potential source of peanut allergens has been contained and eliminated.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products included in these recalls.

Neither 7-Eleven nor Cinnabon have reported any adverse events in association with these products.

Customers with questions about these recalls can contact 7-Eleven at (800) 255-0711 and Focus Brands, Cinnabon's parent company, at (404) 257-7004.

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