Whole Foods Market Kimchi Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Market Kimchi Recall [US]Whole Foods Market recalls certain batch/lots of Spicy Kimchi, White Kimchi, Kimchi Fried Rice and Kimchi Guacamole due to undeclared fish, shellfish and/or tree nuts (specifically, pine nuts), all known allergens, sources of dietary intolerance and possible triggers of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/wLb9300OnEJ

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm504009.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Kimchi-based Foods are subject to this recall:

  • Spicy Kimchi offered at the salad bar (suspected of containing undeclared fish/shellfish)
  • Kimchi Fried Rice offered on the hot food bar (suspected of containing undeclared tree nuts)
  • White Kimchi offered at the salad bar (suspected of containing undeclared tree nuts)
  • Kimchi Guacamole offered in one-pound pre-packaged clear plastic containers with lids, item number 20185700000 and sell-by dates of May 29 to May 31 (suspected of containing undeclared fish/shellfish)

All of the above Kimchi-based Foods were offered for sale at the company’s 365 by Whole Foods Market store in Silver Lake, California between May 25 and May 27, 2016

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, the missing allergen listings were discovered in-house by an employee. No illnesses have been reported to date.

==> For information about Fish or Shellfish Allergy, please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Peanuts and Tree Nuts such as Pine Nuts), please consult the “Allergens & Intolerances” tab at the top of this page.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Kimchi-based Foods and could be allergic to their fish, shellfish and/or tree nut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Whole Foods Market at 1-323-378-3891 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Pacific Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared fish or shellfish, please search for “fish” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared nuts, please search for “nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Please note: other foods sold at Whole Foods Market Stores have been recalled. To see all recall notifications related to this chain, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7077-2016
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