Back to Nature Issues a Product Recall and Allergy Alert for Chocolate Cookies and Granola Due to Undeclared Milk

Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction

Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookies / Back to Nature Issues a Product Recall and Allergy Alert for Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies and Chocolate Granola Due to Undeclared Milk
Image: Pixabay
November 07, 2016

Back to Nature Foods is recalling four products because those products contain chocolate purchased from a third party supplier which was found to contain undeclared milk that is not listed as an ingredient on the label.

Persons who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the recalled products.

To view a detailed list of the products affected, click here.

Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled Back to Nature Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Mini Chocolate Chunk Cookies, Chocolate Delight Granola, or Dark Chocolate Granola with the UPC numbers and dates noted, and have an allergy to milk, should discard the products or return them to the place of purchase for a replacement or refund.

Best-by date codes can be found on the top of the bottom of the Granola packaging, the top of the Chocolate Chunk 9.5 oz carton, and on the back of the Mini Chocolate Chunk Tray or individual package.

The affected cookie and granola products were distributed to retail stores nationwide.

Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall should call Back to Nature's Consumer Relations Center at (844) 275-5845.

Get Connected with Consumer Connections

Stay up-to-date about issues that really matter! Get the Consumer Connections newsletter!

We're committed to providing you with information you need to make you a better, more informed consumer. Whether it's a vehicle recall, a product recall, or a new scam, we feature it in Consumer Connections.

So why not give it a try? Go on. All of your friends are doing it. It's completely free and comes just once a week.

While it can be part of a balanced and nutritious diet, grapefruit can have serious consequences when taken with certain medications. Currently, there are more than fifty prescription and over-the-counter drugs known to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that can have negative interactions with this fruit.

U.S. nonprescription, over-the-counter (OTC) medicines are among the most safely packaged consumer products in the world. Most of these OTC products, by law, are sealed in tamper-evident packaging for your protection. Unfortunately there is no such thing as a 100-percent tamper-proof package.

Since fresh produce is often grown in uncontrolled environments, there is always a chance of contamination. Fruits and vegetables can come into contact with harmful bacteria in soil or water, or it could become tainted during the harvesting or storage process. Ingesting contaminated produce can lead to many foodborne illnesses. Follow these recommendations to ensure you're protecting yourself and your family.

You see a doctor in the belief that he or she is in your insurer's network, only to find out afterward that the doctor was out-of-network when you get a huge bill. Don't give up! As frustrating as insurance can be, it's a necessary evil, and there are steps you can take to make sure that you spend as little as possible even when your doctor is out-of-network.