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Wegmans Food Markets Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Soy (Allergen) in Wegmans Apple Cinnamon Mini Muffins, 14 oz.
Jo Natale, Wegmans Director of Media Relations
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 19, 2013 - Wegmans is recalling 4,327 units of Wegmans brand APPLE CINNAMON Mini Muffins, Net Wt. 14 oz., because the product contains undeclared soy. People who have an allergy to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The Mini Muffins were distributed to 82 Wegmans stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Maryland, Virginia, and Massachusetts, and sold between September 7, 2013 and September 19, 2013.
The Mini Muffins were sold in a plastic clamshell container with the UPC 77890 18951. All date codes up to and including “Best if used by 9/24/13” are being recalled.
There have been no injuries or illnesses reported to date.
The recall was initiated by Wegmans Food Markets following their own routine ingredient/label review process where it was discovered that soy was not declared on the label.
Consumers who purchased the product can return it to the service desk at their Wegmans store for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Wegmans Consumer Affairs Department at 1-855-934-3663, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm ET.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 82-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for sixteen consecutive years. In 2013, Wegmans ranked #5 on the list.
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