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Whole Foods Market Announces Recall For Marinades
in Six Mid-Atlantic States and Washington, D.C. Because of Undeclared Allergens

 

Contact:

Consumer:
Whole Foods Market
301-683-0060

Media:
Defausha Hampton
Defausha@organicworkspr.com
Kristin Gross
Kristin.gross@wholefoods.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 12, 2011 - Whole Foods Market announces that it is recalling two beer-flavored marinades sold in Kentucky, Maryland, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Princeton and Marlton, New Jersey and Washington, D.C. because of undeclared wheat and soy allergens on the label. The recalled marinades are Whole Foods Market Stout Beer Marinade, UPC code 000000305716, and Whole Foods Market Lager Beer Marinade UPC code 000000305723, both made in Landover, Maryland. The products come in 15-ounce, plastic bottles and were sold between July 3 and August 3, 2011.

No allergic reactions have been reported. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or wheat run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reactions if they consume these products.  Signage is posted in Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall.

Consumers who have purchased Whole Foods Market Stout Beer Marinade and Whole Foods Market Lager Beer Marinade may return the product to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Whole Foods Market at 301-683-0060 weekdays between 8:00am and 5:00pm eastern standard time.

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