Recall Notice: Select Whole Foods Market Stores in Mid-Atlantic Region Issues Allergy Alert Due to Undeclared Eggs

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Select Whole Foods Market Stores in Mid-Atlantic Region Issues Allergy Alert Due to Undeclared Eggs

For Immediate Release

November 3, 2016

Contact

Consumers

301-984-4874

Announcement

Rockville, Md. – Select Whole Foods Market stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, Virginia and Washington D.C. are voluntarily recalling batches of its Chocolate Croissants because the product contains eggs and the ingredient was not declared on product packaging. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

This recall only applies to Whole Foods Market’s stores in its Mid-Atlantic region, which include 51 stores located throughout Pennsylvania, Maryland, Ohio, Kentucky, New Jersey, Virginia and Washington D.C. The recalled products were made and packaged in-house in clear plastic containers in counts of six. Each product also had a white label on top of the package that included the product name “Chocolate Croissants 6pk,” UPC0248422008994 and sell-by dates on or before Nov. 5, 2016.

All affected product has already been removed from store shelves and no adverse reactions have been reported, to date.

Customers who have purchased this product can bring the item or receipt into the store for a full refund. Customers with additional questions can contact Mid-Atlantic Regional Support Office: 301-984-4874. Please check the Whole Foods Market website to find the location and hours of the store nearest to you.

  * 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/ucm528016.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery