Southeast Louisiana Girl Scout cookies not affected by product withdrawl
Girl Scout cookies in the 23 parishes in southeast Louisiana served by the Girl Scouts Louisiana East council are not affected by the voluntary product withdrawal of a small selection of Lemon Chalet Crème cookies produced by Little Brownie Baker. No other Girl Scout cookie is affected, and there is no safety risk.
After Girl Scouts of the USA received some complaints centered around the taste and/or smell of the Lemon Chalet Crèmes, it was determined that 15 lots of the cookies, although safe to eat, did not pass Little Brownie Baker’s quality standards. The product withdrawal affects approximately 6.5% of Lemon Chalet Crèmes produced for the current season. While 31 councils nationwide have been affected, the Girl Scout cookies being delivered and sold in southeast Louisiana are not included in the withdrawal.
The local Girl Scout Cookie Sale concludes March 14. To locate cookie booth sales in your area, visit www.gsle.org and click on the Cookie Locator icon. Enter your zip code to find the booth sales being held in your community. Cookies are $3.50 per box, and all proceeds remain in the local community helping to fund Girl Scout troops and council-wide initiatives.
The local council, Girl Scouts Louisiana East, serves girls 5 to 17 in the parishes of Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Jefferson, Lafourche, Livingston, Orleans, Plaquemines, Pointe Coupee, St. Bernard, St. Charles, St. Helena, St. James, St. John, St. Mary, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, Terrebonne, Washington, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana. For more information about the product withdrawal please visit www.littlebrowniebakers.com. For more information about Girl Scouting in southeast Louisiana, visit www.gsle.org or call 1-800-644-7571.
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