Mr. Goodcents Franchise Systems, Inc. Voluntarily Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Peanuts In A Chocolate Chip Cookie
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 23, 2015 – Mr. Goodcents Franchise Systems, Inc. of De Soto, KS is voluntarily recalling Chocolate Chip Cookies because they may contain undeclared peanuts. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Product was distributed to Mr. Goodcents restaurants located in KS, MO, OK, MN, NE, IA and SD. The cookies are sold in individual bags that indicate the cookie is one of three varieties, one of which is Chocolate Chip Cookie. The product is packaged as 1- 2.5 oz cookie per bag. There are no identifying codes placed on the bag. Potentially affected cookies would have been available for purchase between the dates of 8/31/15 to 9/22/15.
To date there have been no reports of illness associated with consumption of these cookies. The recall was initiated after a restaurant employee identified two small pieces of peanut fragments in a cookie. As a result, we recalled and destroyed all identified product from our distribution center and restaurants.
Consumers who have purchased a Chocolate Chip Cookie between the dates of 8/31/15 to 9/22/15 are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-648-2368, Monday thru Friday, 8am-5pm.