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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT

Allergy Alert Issued in Two Massachusetts Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Pecans in King Cakes

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Bakery Product/Mix
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared Pecans
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Lonestar Bakeries, Whole Foods Market
Product Description:
Product Description
Cake

Company Announcement

Whole Foods Market® stores in Arlington, MA and Brookline, MA are issuing an allergy alert to recall Cream Cheese King Cakes sold between February 4 and February 26, due to an in-store labeling error.

The cakes, which were sold in purple cardboard containers and labeled as Lonestar Bakeries Cream Cheese King Cakes, may have contained pecans, which were not declared on the ingredient list. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
617-492-5500

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