Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture Tommy Irvin is alerting consumers to the recall by Alternative Baking Company, Inc. of Sacramento, Calif. of several types of chocolate chip cookies with code dates of 015 through 036 stamped on the fold of the cellophane package in black.

The chips appear to contain milk and have caused reactions in a few children who are highly allergic to milk according to reports to the company from parents of the affected children.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.

The cookies are wrapped and sold individually in retail stores and on the company web site.  All of the cookies have date codes 015 through 036 and are 4.25 ounces each. The names of the cookies and the UPC codes are listed below.

• Colossal Chocolate Chip  703741 000178
• Explosive Espresso Chocolate Chip 703741 001014
• Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip 703741 000635
• Double Chocolate Decadence 703741 000628
• Mac the Chip  703741 000352

Consumers may return the cookies with codes 015 through 036 to the place of purchase for a refund or exchange or mail their cookies with the proper codes to Alternative Baking Co., 3914 Kristi Court, Sacramento, CA 95827.

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