Whole Foods Market Recalls Mislabeled Asparagus, Pea and Ricotta Salad Due to Undeclared Allergen
For Immediate Release
April 11, 2016
Whole Foods Market
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CAMBRIDGE, MA. – Whole Foods Market is recalling ten ounce packages of Asparagus, Pea and Ricotta salad because it was mislabeled and actually contained miniature Asparagus, Sun Dried Tomato and Swiss Frittatas. Due to the labeling error, an egg allergen was undeclared. The product was produced at the Whole Foods Market North Atlantic Kitchen in Everett, Massachusetts.
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. No illnesses or reactions have been reported.
The recalled product (UPC Code 0 36406 30344 5) contains frittatas and has a “sell by” date of April 14, 2016 and was sold on Sunday, April 10, 2016 at fourteen Whole Foods Market locations:
West Hartford, CT
Upper West Side, NYC
University Heights, RI
Cambridge (Prospect St), MA
Cambridge, (Fresh Pond), MA
Signage is posted in affected Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall.
Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market may return it to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.
* 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/ucm495482.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery