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Whole Foods Market Recalls Mislabeled Curried Chicken Salad and Vegan Chick’n Salad Sold at the Cold Salad Bar Due to Undeclared Allergens

Published on Thursday, 09 May 2013 23:36

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Recall -- Firm Press Release FDA posts press releases and other notices of recalls and market withdrawals from the firms involved as a service to consumers, the media, and other interested parties. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company. Whole Foods Market Recalls Mislabeled Curried Chicken Salad and Vegan Chick'n Salad Sold at the Cold Salad Bar Due to Undeclared Allergens Contact
Consumer:
617-492-5500 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 9, 2013 - CAMBRIDGE, MA. – Whole Foods Market is recalling bulk curried chicken salad and bulk vegan curried chick'n salad because in some stores these items may have been sold with reversed labels causing undeclared soy and egg allergens. Due to the label mix-up, allergens were undeclared; the vegan chick'n salad contains soy, and the curried chicken salad contains egg.People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy or eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.The products were for sale on 5/7/13 and 5/8/13.The curried chicken salad and the vegan curried chick'n salad were sold in the cold salad bars at the following 15 Whole Foods Market store locations:Darien, ConnecticutFairfield, ConnecticutWest Hartford, ConnecticutPortland, MaineFramingham, MassachusettsFresh Pond in Cambridge, MassachusettsMilburn-Union, New JerseyMontclair, New JerseyRose City-Madison, New JerseyWest Orange, New JerseyJericho, New YorkLake Grove, New YorkManhasset, New YorkColumbus Circle in New York CityUpper West Side in New York CityNo illnesses have been reported to date.Signage is posted in affected Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from the salad bar.Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market may return it 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.###
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