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Wegmans Announces Voluntary Recall of 14 oz. Wegmans Wreath Kuchen


Jo Natale


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- December 7, 2007 -- Rochester, NY - Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is initiating a voluntary recall of 14 oz. Wegmans Wreath Kuchen with a ‘Best if Used By’ date up to and including 12/12. The product is being recalled because it contains pecans, which are not declared on the label. The problem was identified by a store bakery employee. The recall of this product is of concern only to those individuals who have allergies to pecans. Consumption may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to pecans.

The kuchen (coffeecake), in the shape of a wreath with red and green candied cherries and pecans on top, would have been available in Wegmans stores beginning Sunday, November 25, through Thursday, December 6. Approximately 4,400 units of the product are affected by the recall. Product with the affected code date is no longer on store shelves.

No illnesses have been reported to date. Concerned customers should return the product to Wegmans for a full refund. Customers who have consumed the product and feel they are experiencing symptoms should contact their physician.

Wegmans Wreath Kuchen is sold exclusively at Wegmans Food Markets’ 71 stores located in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia and Maryland. Wegmans’ customers who have questions or concerns about this recall should contact the consumer affairs department Monday through Friday 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. at 1-800-WEGMANS, extension 4760.


Photo: Wegmans Wreath Kuchen Label 

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