Bakery Recalls Animal Crackers Over Undeclared Coconut

Officials attributed the issue to a "temporary breakdown" during production and packaging.

Publix supermarket, Charleston, S.C., Feb. 2020.
Publix supermarket, Charleston, S.C., Feb. 2020.
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PLANT CITY, Fla. — Toufayan Bakery is voluntarily recalling Publix GreenWise Animal Crackers with a UPC of 0-41415-12009-9 — located on the back of the pouch — and an expiration date of Feb. 5, 2023, due to an undeclared tree nut allergen.

The cookies are packaged in pouches, net weight 8 oz., and may contain coconut. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

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The product was distributed to Publix supermarkets in Florida, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. A subsequent investigation indicated that the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the production and packaging process.

Customers who have purchased Publix GreenWise Animal Crackers are urged to return it to their local store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the Toufayan at 1-813-754-5565.

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