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Whole Foods Market Recalls “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad Due to Undeclared Tree Nut Allergen

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Whole Foods Market Recalls “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad Due to Undeclared Tree Nut Allergen

Summary

Company Announcement Date:
February 24, 2017
FDA Publish Date:
February 09, 2018
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Prepared Food
Allergens
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
undeclared tree nut allergen
Company Name:
Whole Foods Market
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Our Chef's Own
Product Description:
Product Description
Spinach Orzo Salad

Company Announcement

Whole Foods Market® is recalling “Our Chefs’ Own” Spinach Orzo Salad sold in stores in Massachusetts, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. Only Spinach Orzo Salad with PLU 61159 and a “sold on” date of February 24 or before is included in this recall. The effected salad was sold from the chef cases or in prepackaged containers.
 
The spinach orzo salad contained pine nuts, which were not declared on the label. 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
Media:
Heather McCready
Heather.mccready@wholefoods.com

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