Liz Lovely Recalls Dairy- and Gluten-Free Snacks

Liz Lovely recallLiz Lovely Inc. of Vermont has recalled some of its dairy- and gluten-free cookies and pretzels because the chocolate used in them contained milk, the vegan cookie company said through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Consumers who have milk allergies risk potentially life-threatening reactions if they eat the cookies. The company said it has one report of an allergic reaction to the snack food, sold in whole food and organic food stores nationwide as well as through mail order and the Internet.
Liz Lovely CEO and co-founder Daniel M. Holtz said in a statement on the company's website the organic dark chocolate used in the snacks came from a manufacturer that uses the same equipment that also makes milk chocolate.

The entire list of recalled lot numbers is listed on the FDA site. Snacks included in the recall are:
  • Cowboy Cookies
  • Cowgirl Cookies
  • Peanut Butter Classics
  • Gluten-Free Chocolate Fudge
  • Gluten-Free Triple Choc. Mint
  • Gluten-Free Chocolate Chip
  • Lovely Oh's
  • Mint Lovely Oh's
  • Peanut Butter Lovely Oh's
  • Organic Pretzels
Consumers who bought the snacks that were shipped between Oct. 4, 2010 and Monday (Nov. 15) should return them for a full refund. Call the company at (802) 496-6390 with questions or visit its website.

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