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Allergy alert for Whole Foods yogurt and granola parfaits

The Whole Foods Market®  store in Dedham, MA  has issued an allergy alert on single-serve organic vanilla yogurt parfait cups with strawberries and granola, because the granola contained almonds, which were not declared on the label. One allergic reaction has been reported.

YogurtGranolaParfait_406x250People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The parfaits were packaged in single-serve clear plastic containers and varied by weight. They were labeled as “Organic Vanilla Yogurt Strawberries and Granola”, PLU number 25826 with a “Sell by” date between April 2, 2017 and April 11, 2017.

Signage is posted to also notify customers of the recall. Consumers who have purchased this product may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund.

Whole Foods Market is headquartered in Austin, TX with more than 465 locations, throughout the U.K., Canada, and in 42 U.S. states.

Those include:  Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi,  Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,  South Carolina,  Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin.

With sales during 2016 reaching $15.7 billion, Whole Foods Market is the tenth largest grocery retailer with 87,000 employees.  It has been involved in 21 recalls this year.

 

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