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Little Debbie cookies recalled due to undeclared pecans

25 cases of Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bits have been recalled due to undeclared pecans. While getting a Little Debbie cookie with some pecans in it unbeknownst to you doesn’t sound like too bad of a deal, undeclared pecans can be especially dangerous for those with severe allergies. Consumers with severe allergies rely on the accuracy of the packaging of the products they buy. That’s where it sounds like this error began, the packaging.


Recalled Products:

Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bits

2.5 ounces

Best by date of December 24 and 25, 2021


Parent company McKee Foods issued the recall after, as the FDA explains, “it was discovered that product containing pecans was included in packaging that did not reveal the presence of tree nuts.” McKee Foods and the FDA believe the error occurred due to “a temporary breakdown in the production process” of the packaging manufacturer that McKee contracts with. The recalled products were distributed to retailers in more than 2 dozen cities across 3 states.

Only Little Debbie Mini Nutty Buddy Cookie Bits have been recalled. No other Little Debbie products have been recalled at this time. If you purchased the recalled products from any of these locations, you can return them to your retailer for a refund. So far no illnesses related to this recall have been reported.

To read the full FDA release on the recall, click here: