Allergy alert for milk in cakes, cookies sold at Whole Foods Market triggers recall

Whole Foods Market is recalling select bundt cakes and chocolate-dipped cookies at 44 stores in Ohio and elsewhere because the products contain undeclared milk, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday.

The affected products were sold at Whole Foods Market stores at the Washington Twp. store on Miamisburg Centerville Road and elsewhere in the region, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia and Washington D.C.

The bundt cakes and cookies were available in the bakery department and sold in clear plastic packaging with Whole Foods Market scale labels, FDA officials said in a prepared statement.

Undeclared milk in some bundt cakes and some cookies sold at Whole Foods Market prompted a recall of products. (Courtesy/U.S. FDA)

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The cookies were also available on self-serve cookie displays and sold by the pound.

All affected product has been removed from store shelves. No allergic reactions have been reported to date.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk may run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume the products.

Customers who purchased the affected products can bring a receipt to a Whole Foods Market for a full refund.

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