As part of the Sunland Inc. peanut butter and peanut products recall, Whole Foods is recalling peanut butter cookies for possible Salmonella contamination. Peanut butter was used as an ingredient in the cookies. Sunland products are linked to a Salmonella Bredeney outbreak that has sickened at least 30 people in 19 states.
The recalled products are sold in the self-serve pastry case and in packages in store shelves. The cookies in the pastry case are 3 ounce Peanut Butter Cookie and 3 ounce Peanut Butter Chocolate Chunk with PLU number 47963. The packaged cookies are Mini Peanut Butter Cookie 12 pk sold in small, brown bags with a cellophane window on the front, an oval Whole Foods Market sticker that says, “mini peanut butter cookies” with PLU number 22096100000. The recall includes all of these cookies sold before September 29, 2012, sold in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.
If you have purchased these cookies, discard them or bring the receipt to the place of purchase for a full refund. For questions, call 512-542-0060 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm CT.