The Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) advises consumers of molasses cookies that may contain peanut butter and milk. These two items are considered undeclared allergens. People who have an allergy to peanuts and/or milk can have a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat these cookies.
This voluntary recall affects 167 cases of Stop and Shop Home Town Bakery Old Fashioned Molasses Cookies (net wt. 8.9 oz.) with UPC 6-88267-08457-7 and a “sell by Feb. 22, 2010 A” printed on the side of the package. This product is sold in Rhode Island, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Maine and New Jersey.
No other Stop and Shop brand products are affected by this recall, and there have been no reports of illness or allergic reactions. Consumers can return any affected product to the store where it was purchased and receive a full refund.