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Whole Foods Market's Oakland Store Voluntarily Recalls Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona Cut and Wrap Pieces Due to Undeclared Tree Nut Allergen

Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona cut and wrap pieces contained undeclared hazelnut allergen


Michael Silverman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 23, 2015 – Oakland, CA – Whole Foods Market's Oakland store located at 230 Bay Place is voluntarily recalling Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona cut and wrap pieces due to undeclared hazelnuts on the product label. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to hazelnuts run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.

The recalled product came in pieces wrapped in clear plastic wrap. The recall includes all Jivara Lactee Milk Chocolate Valrhona cut and wrap pieces packed on dates prior to May 19th 2015. This product's UPC code is 250344025508.

This recall only applies to Whole Foods Market's Oakland store. One mild reaction has been reported to-date. Customers who have purchased this product should discard it and may bring in their receipt for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact Whole Foods Market's Oakland store at 510-834-9800 from 8:00 am – 10:00 PM Pacific time.


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