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Northern California Whole Foods Market Stores Issue Recall for Undeclared Allergens in Some Cookies

This recall has been completed and FDA has terminated this recall.

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Company Announcement Date:
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Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Bakery Product/Mix
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Undeclared Egg Allergen
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Product Description:
Product Description
Decorated (iced) cookies

Company Announcement

Nine Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California are voluntarily recalling some decorated (iced) cookies from the self-service cookie displays because the products contained egg allergen that was not listed on the product sign. The store in Napa, California is also recalling a decorated (iced) cookie because the product contained wheat allergen that was not listed on the product sign. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

All affected products have been removed from store shelves. The affected cookies are iced in the shape of eggs, bunnies or chicks and were available unwrapped in the self-service bulk cookie displays. The products were sold on or before April 14, 2017. No illnesses have been reported to date.

The cookies were sold in the following locations in Northern California: 

  • 777 The Alameda, San Jose, CA 95126
  • 390 Coddingtown Mall, Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  • 4800 El Camino Real, Los Altos, California, 94022
  • 3682 Bel Aire Plaza, Napa, California, 94558
  • 1001 Galleria Blvd., Roseville, California, 95678
  • 2001 Market Street, San Francisco, California, 94114
  • 6910 McKinley St, Sebastopol, CA 95472
  • 911 Soquel Avenue, Santa Cruz, CA 95062
  • 201 W. Napa Street, Sonoma, CA 95476

Customers who purchased these product and wish to return them can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can contact their local store or call (510) 428-7400 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday. 

Company Contact Information

(510) 428-7400
(512) 542-3198

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