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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT

Allergy Alert Issued in Midwest Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Soy in Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

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Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Bakery Product/Mix
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Allergen: Soybean
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Whole Foods Market
Product Description:
Product Description
Oatmeal Cookies

Company Announcement

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling Whole Foods Market brand oatmeal raisin cookies from stores in eight states because the products contained soy flour that was not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

All affected cookies have been removed from store shelves. The affected cookies were sold in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin. The cookies were packaged in an 18-count plastic container with a PLU beginning with 23209. The products have sell by dates from June 4 through July 8, 2018. The problem was discovered when discovered when the supplier notified the company of an unannounced ingredient change. No illnesses have been reported to date.

Customers who purchased these products at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. CST Saturday through Sunday.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
Whole Foods Market
1-844-936-8255
Media:
512-542-3198
Betsy.Harden@wholefoods.com