Sept. 27, 2012—Whole Foods Market recalled its peanut-butter and peanut-butter chocolate-chunk cookies, because the peanut-butter ingredient might be contaminated with salmonella. Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and individuals who have weakened immune systems.
The cookies were sold in the self-serve pastry case have the PLU code 47963. The mini peanut-butter cookies (12-pack) were packaged in a brown paper bag that has a cellophane window and PLU code 22096100000.
The recalled products were sold at Whole Foods stores in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas. No illnesses were reported. Consumers should discard the recalled product and bring their receipt to the store of purchase for a full refund.
For more information, call Whole Foods at 512/542-0060 Monday–Friday 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. CT.