CINCINNATI, Aug. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) family of stores in 26 states is asking customers to check their refrigerators and freezers for recalled Kroger Break 'N Bake 16 oz. chocolate chip cookie dough packages (UPC: 11110 87530) with a "use by" date of November 24, 2013.
Customers should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement.
Product supplier ConAgra Foods, in cooperation with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, today recalled a limited number of Kroger Break 'N Bake chocolate chip cookie dough packages because the product may contain peanut butter cup cookie dough.
People who are allergic to peanuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For customers who are not allergic to peanuts, there is no safety issue with the product. There have been no illnesses reported to date in connection with this product.The recalled items were sold in Kroger, Dillons, Baker's, Gerbes, Foods Co., Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, Jay C, Owen's, Pay Less, Scott's, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's stores in 26 states, including: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia and Wyoming. Not affected by this recall are Kroger's Southwest Division stores in Texas and Louisiana; Kroger's Delta Division stores in western Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, western Kentucky and southern Missouri; and King Soopers and City Market stores in Colorado, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming. What Kroger is Doing Kroger has removed affected items from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system. Customers who may have purchased the affected products will receive register receipt messages and/or automated phone calls. Kroger is also placing signs in stores.