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Whole Foods Market Recalls Items Prepared With Supplier-provided Ground Cumin Spice Due To Possible Health Risk

Recalled items sold in CT, KY MA, MD, ME, NJ, NY, NH, OH, PA, RI, VA, Washington, D.C. Whole Foods Market Stores

Contact:
Consumer:
512-477-5566

Media:
Michael Silverman
Michael.Silverman@wholefoods.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFebruary 9, 2015 — Austin, TX — Whole Foods Market has recalled items prepared with a supplier’s ground cumin spice ingredient that may have contained undeclared peanut. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

No allergic reactions have been reported to-date, and recalled items have been pulled from store shelves. Whole Foods Market was notified by its supplier that undeclared peanut protein was found in cumin supplied to some of its facilities.

Items that contained ground cumin spice subject to the recall were sold from January 14, 2015 through February 6, 2015. Not all items or all products were sold in all store locations. Affected items such as prepared salads, seasoned meat items, tacos, and other seasoned items were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in CT, KY, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, and Washington, D.C. Additionally, Whole Foods Market pulled and destroyed the recalled ground cumin spice and all items containing this recalled ingredient in all regions where it was available.

The following is a list of recalled items:

UPC or PLU CodeProduct DescriptionSell By DateRegionStates
0-00000-68899SLAW KALE AVOCADO HSH 14 OZBest By: 2/9/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-31090-00000TOFU GRILLED LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-53184-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast BBQ

 

Best By: 2/9/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-58426-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-65293-00000BURRITO CHIPOTLE LIME TOFUBest By: 2/7/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65294-00000TACO SALAD TOFU CHIPOTLE LIME

 

Best By: 2/7/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65960-00000BURRITO PORK CARNITAS

 

Best By: 2/9/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-67612-00000CHICKEN SKEWER LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-83938-00000BURRITO CHPTLE LIME TOFU TACOSBest By: 2/7/2015North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-86949-00000QUESADILLA CARNITASBest By: 2/9/2015North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-91204-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast LIME CHIPOTLE

Best By: 2/9/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53072Tex Mex Beef MeatloafAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53094CHICKEN BREAST SPLIT BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53184BBQ Rubed bnls breast

 

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

 

North AtlanticCT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53238

 

CHICKEN SATAY LIME CHIPOLTE

 

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53241

CHICKEN KABOB LIME CHIPOTLE

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53275

CHICKEN LEG BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

58705

CHICKEN WHOLE LATIN SPICED

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-65293-00000

BURRITO CHIPOTLE LIME TOFU

Best By: 2/7/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-65294-00000

TACO SALAD TOFU CHIPOTLE LIME

Best By: 2/7/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-65960-00000

BURRITO PORK CARNITAS

Best By: 2/9/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-67612-00000

CHICKEN SKEWER LIME CHIPOTLE

Best By: 2/9/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-83938-00000

BURRITO CHPTLE LIME TOFU TACOS

Best By: 2/7/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-86949-00000

QUESADILLA CARNITAS

Best By: 2/9/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

2-91204-00000

Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast LIME CHIPOTLE

Best By: 2/9/2015

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53072

Tex Mex Beef Meatloaf

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53094

CHICKEN BREAST SPLIT BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53184

BBQ Rubed bnls breast

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53238

CHICKEN SATAY LIME CHIPOLTE

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53241

CHICKEN KABOB LIME CHIPOTLE

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

53275

CHICKEN LEG BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

58705

CHICKEN WHOLE LATIN SPICED

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

58877

TURKEY BREAST LATIN SPICED

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

90942

CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

90950

CHICKEN KABOB BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI


91174

BEEF SIRLOIN KABOBS BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

91204

CHICKEN BREAST BONELESS LIME CHIPOTLE

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

91283

CHICKEN THIGH BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

91382

CHICKEN WHOLE BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

91412

PORK RIBS BABY BACK BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

91785

PORK SPARERIB BONE IN BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

91817

CHICKEN KABOB HSH CUMIN BALSAMIC

All Sell by dates through 2/9/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

94640

BEEF KABOB HSH CUMIN BALSAMIC

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

95999

CHICKEN WHOLE ROTISSERIE BBQ

All Sell by dates through 2/18/15

North Atlantic

CT, MA,ME,NH,RI

3640630278

WFM DIP GUACAMOLE PPK

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

3640630306

WFM SALSA FRESCA PPK

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

3640630279

WFM DIP SALSA PICO DE GALLO PPK

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

3640630256

WFM MEAL ENCHILADA AND DIRTY RICE EV

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

3640630432

WFM  SNACK PACK MEZZE HSH

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI


3640630394

WFM CHILI FIREHOUSE PPK HSH

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

3640630126

WFM CHILI TURKEY AND BLACK BEAN PPK

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

3640630127

WFM CHILI BEEF BRAISED LOCAL PPK

All Sell by dates through 2/10/15

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26270400000

BURRITO BLACK BEAN AND CHEESE

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26524200000

BURRITO CHICKEN CHILI VERDE

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

27013500000

GUACAMOLE BULK CC

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26405800000

QUESADILLA MUSHROOM GOAT CHEESE

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26404400000

QUESADILLA VEGGIE

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26206400000

SALSA FRESCA BULK CC

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26270400000

BURRITO BLACK BEAN AND CHEESE

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26278700000

BURRITO PORK CARNITAS

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26978700000

ENCHILADA ADOBO BULK

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26815600000

QUESADILLA CHICKEN

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26193100000

RED BEANS AND RICE

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

26890500000

SALSA PICO DE GALLO BULK

Sold from food bars thru 2/5

North Atlantic & North East

CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI

58613

CHICKEN SATAY LIME CHIPOLTE

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

58774

CHICKEN YAKITORI LIME CHIPOTLE

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

91204

CHICKEN BREAST BONELESS LIME CHIPOTLE

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

58779

LIME CHIPOTLE MARINATED BUTTERFLIED CORNISH HEN

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

91785

PORK SPARERIB BONE IN BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

91382

CHICKEN WHOLE BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

53127

BEEF RIBS BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

53094

CHICKEN BREAST SPLIT BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

91283

CHICKEN THIGH BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

90942

CHICKEN DRUMSTICK BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

91406

CHICKEN WINGS BBQ

Best by 2/9/15

North East

CT,NJ,NY

27312900000

Chicken Burrito Bowl HSH

Best By: 2/9/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

26708000000

Chicken Quesadilla Salad CC

Best By:2/8/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

26717100000

Chicken Quesadilla Salad FP

Best By:2/8/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

26008800000

Southwest Chicken Wrap HSH

Best By: 2/8/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

28634600000

Southwest Stuffed Sweets HSH CC

Best By: 2/10/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

26066400000

Southwest Stuffed Sweets HSH FP

Best By: 2/10/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

26888900000

Southwest Turkey Wrap FP

Best By: 2/8/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY

26831100000

Ceviche, Mushroom

Best By: 2/6/2015

North East

CT,NJ,NY


26157400000

Burger, Lentil Dal

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480430

Burrito, Black Bean

Use by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480432

Burrito, Shrimp

Use by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480428

Chili, Beef Blazin

Use by 3/6/15-3/11/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000484003

Dip, Black Bean

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480504

Dip, Mexican Layer Large

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480505

Dip, Mexican Layer Small

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

26735600000

Enchilada, Adobo Black Bean

Use by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000088750

HotBar, NE Tofu Meatloaf

Use by 1/20/15-1/25/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000088650

HotBar, Latin Comfort, Beef Barbacoa

Use by  2/8/15 - 2/9/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000088655

HotBar, Latin Comfort, Stewed  Black Beans

Use by 2/27/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

28526300000

Meatloaf, Tofu

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

26187200000

Quesadilla, Black Bean

Use by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

27267700000

Quesadilla, Vegan Beef

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA


00000480502

Salad, Bowl, Mediterranean

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000086479

Salad, Papas con Remolachas

Use by 1/20/15-2/1/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000011103

Sauce, Adobo

Use by 7/25/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000025248

Vegetarian, NEW Falafel

Use by 1/20/15-2/7/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480435

Soup, Butternut Collard Posole Cups

Use by 3/4/15-3/22/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

00000480508

Soup, Moroccan Green Lentil Cups

Use by 3/4/15-3/22/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

26187100000 

Quesadilla Adobo Black Bean 

Use by 2/8-2/11/15 

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

48000088656

Mexican Lasagna

Use by 2/8/15-2/12/15

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

61584

Chipotle Marinated London Broil

Use by 2/10/2015

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

67544

Adobo Chicken

Use by 2/8/2015

 

Mid Atlantic

DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

Whole Foods Market was notified by a spice supplier that it was recalling its ground cumin spice due to a positive test for peanut allergens.

Signage is posted in Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall. Customers who have purchased recalled product from Whole Foods Market should discard it, and may bring in their receipt for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call 512-477-5566, extension 20060, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time.

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