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Whole Foods Market Melrose Recalls Vegan Gingersnap Cookies Due to Mislabeling and Undeclared Allergens
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 26, 2014 – Cambridge, MA – Whole Foods Market is recalling “Vegan Gingersnap Cookies” produced and sold only in the Melrose, Massachusetts location due to a labeling error that resulted in undeclared tree nut, milk, soy and egg allergens. The product has a “Sell By” date of October 28, 2014.
The six-packs of cookies labeled as “Vegan Gingersnap Cookies” contained tree nuts (walnut and almond), milk, soy and egg, known allergens, which are not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to those ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The cookies were sold in the store between October 23 and October 26, 2014.
Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.
No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.
Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Melrose may bring their receipt 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.
Recalled Product Photos Are Also Available on FDA’s Flickr Photostream.