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2 Types of Oreo Cookies Recalled Nationwide Over Allergy Risk

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Two types of Oreo cookies are being pulled off store shelves after parent company Mondelēz issued a voluntary recall due to allergy risk.

Oreo Fudge Cremes, Original packaging is shown in an image provided by the FDA.

Oreo Fudge Cremes, Original packaging is shown in an image provided by the FDA.

The company, based in East Hanover, New Jersey, failed to list milk as one of the ingredients of Oreo Fudge Cremes – both the original and mint variety – prompting the recall.

The voluntary recall affects cookies sold in the United States, Puerto Rico, St. Croix and St. Thomas.

“People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product,” the company wrote in a press release.

As of Monday morning, one person has reported an allergic reaction, the release said.

Mondelēz is recalling the products out of an “abundance of caution,” noting that the packaging already contains a warning that the cookies are “manufactured on equipment that processes milk.”

The following are part of the recall:

Oreo Fudge Cremes, Original variety, in an 11.3-ounce package, retail UPC 0 44000 02694 3, with best used by dates of (see code date on bottom left corner on back of package):

  • 19 AUG 16
  • 20 AUG 16
  • 14 SEP 16
  • 13 OCT 16
  • 14 OCT 16
  • 17 OCT 16

Oreo Fudge Cremes, Mint variety, in an 11.3-ounce package, retail UPC 0 44000 02696 7, with best used by dates of:

  • 21 AUG 16
  • 14 SEP 16
  • 15 SEP 16
  • 16 SEP 1
  • 17 OCT 16
  • 18 OCT 16

Consumers are instructed to discard any product matching the above description. More information is available on the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s website.