2 Flavors of Oreos Recalled for Allergy Risk

Your favorite cookies are being pulled from shelves.

October 31, 2016
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Oreo maker Mondelez Global LLC has recalled two flavors of the popular sandwich cookie due to an undeclared allergen.  

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the national recall last Friday after an inspection, found that the Oreo Fudge Crème and the Oreo Fudge Crème Mint were manufactured on equipment that processes milk. 

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Here's what you need to know about the recall:

  • It applies to 11.3-ounce packages of the Oreo Fudge Crème with the UPC code "0 44000 02694 3" with "Best When Used By Dates" of: Aug. 19, 2016; Aug. 20, 2016; Sept. 14, 2016; Oct. 13, 2016; Oct. 14, 2016; and Oct. 17, 2016. 
  • The recall also applies to the 11.3-ounce packages of the Oreo Fudge Crème Mint with the UPC code "0 44000 02696 7." Best dates of: Aug. 20, 2016, Aug. 21, 2016; Sept. 14, 2016; Sept. 15, 2016; Sept. 16, 2016; Oct. 17, 2016; and Oct. 18, 2016.

The FDA is urging consumers who have a milk allergy and have purchased the items to throw them out or return them to the store for a full refund. 

For more information on the recall, click here