QFC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Wheat, and Soy in Cranberry Chicken Salad

QFC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Wheat, and Soy in Cranberry Chicken Salad

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QFC Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans, Wheat, and Soy in Cranberry Chicken Salad
For Immediate Release
March 28, 2016
Zach Stratton
Melinda Merrill

Bellevue, March 26, 2016 – Yesterday, QFC said it had recalled its Fresh Food Market Cranberry Chicken Salad that is sold in QFC stores, located in Oregon and Washington. The product may be mislabeled and may contain pecans, wheat, and soy not listed on the label.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans, wheat, or soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
For consumers who are not allergic to pecans, wheat, or soy, there is no safety issue with the product. There have been no illnesses related to recalled product reported to date.
QFC has removed this item from store shelves after our employees noticed the scale printing error. QFC initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers with QFC Advantage Cards who may have purchased recalled product through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.
QFC is recalling the following item:
Product UPC Codes Size
Fresh Food Market Cranberry Chicken Salad 207063-4XXXX Sell By:
MAR 28, 2016
Customers can return the product to any QFC store for a full refund or replacement.
Customers who have questions may contact QFC at 1-800-576-4377, Monday through Friday, 8am – Midnight, EST and Saturday and Sunday, 8am – 9:30pm EST.
Founded in Seattle 60 years ago, QFC is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington and operates 65 stores in Western Washington and in Portland, Oregon. QFC has a long history as a neighborhood grocer, offering the highest quality products, exceptional service, and the finest shopping experience in the market. For more information, please visit our web site at www.qfc.com.
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm492721.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery