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Whole Foods Market Recalls Sour Cherry and Blueberry Crostatas Due to Undeclared Allergen


Beth Krauss, (510) 428-7039

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 15, 2013 -  Whole Foods Market’s Northern California region is recalling its sour cherry and blueberry crostatas due to use of an egg wash that was undeclared on the product label. People who have allergies to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The products were sold to the following 38 Whole Foods Market stores in the company’s Northern California/Reno region ONLY:

  • Berkeley
  • Blithedale (Mill Valley)
  • Blossom Hill (San Jose)
  • Campbell
  • Capitola
  • Coddingtown (Santa Rosa)
  • Davis
  • Folsom
  • Franklin (San Francisco)
  • Fresno
  • Harrison (Oakland)
  • Lafayette
  • Los Altos
  • Los Gatos
  • Mill Valley
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • Noe Valley
  • Novato
  • Ocean (San Francisco)
  • Palo Alto
  • Petaluma
  • Potrero Hill (San Francisco)
  • Redwood City
  • Reno
  • Roseville
  • Sacramento
  • San Mateo
  • San Rafael
  • San Ramon
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Rosa
  • Sebastopol
  • South of Market (San Francisco)
  • Sonoma
  • Haight (Stanyan/San Francisco)
  • Stevens Creek (Cupertino)
  • Walnut Creek


The products came in single-item packs in clear, plastic clamshell containers or cardboard boxes. They were sold with Whole Foods Market labels, specifically “Sour Cherry Crostata,” UPC: 21673000000” and “Blueberry Crostata,” UPC: 0216733009993. The recall includes products packaged prior to August 10, 2013 and displaying sell by dates prior to August 14, 2013.

One allergic reaction has been reported. Consumers who have purchased “Sour Cherry Crostata” and/or “Blueberry Crostata” may return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact their local store for more information.


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