Recall -- Firm Press Release
FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.
Whole Foods Market Issues Nationwide Allergen Alert for 365 Everyday Value Soy Cream Chocolate and Vanilla Products Due to Undeclared Milk Ingredient
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Austin, TX -- August 11, 2006 -- Whole Foods Market of Austin, Texas is recalling 365 Everyday Value Soy Cream Chocolate and 365 Everyday Value Soy Cream Vanilla, all lot codes, because it may contain undeclared milk proteins. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The product, distributed by Whole Foods Market, may have reached consumers at all stores nationwide. The product can be identified by a label that reads "365 Everyday Value Soy Cream Chocolate." This item comes in half gallon, yellow package with gold and white lettering inside a red box. It has a UPC Code of 9948241414. The other product can be identified as "365 Everyday Value Soy Cream Vanilla." This item comes in half gallon, white package with gold and white lettering inside a blue box. It has a UPC Code of 9948241415.
After the report of a confirmed allergic reaction, random company testing was done and the recall was initiated.
Consumers who have purchased this product are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Whole Foods Market has contacted its locations holding stocks of this product and has directed Store/Facility Team Leaders to remove this product from the shelves and destroy it until a new supply of this product becomes available. The recall does not affect any other Whole Foods Market product. For more information, please contact Whole Foods Market Private Label Customer Service at 512.477.5566 ext. 20020.