US/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Market recalls certain batch/lots of Our Chefs Own brand Spinach Orzo Salads due to undeclared Pine Nuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/Ez60309rVUH
Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm543471.htm
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Salads are subject to this recall:
- Whole Foods Market Our Chefs Own brand Spinach Orzo Salad, sold with a PLU of 61159 and sold on February 24 or before.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the Salads’ packaging, design and retail presentation.
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According to the FDA, Whole Foods Market has recalled certain batch/lots of Our Chefs’ Own brand Spinach Orzo Salads sold in stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island due to an undeclared tree nut allergen, specifically Pine Nuts.
==> For information about Nut Allergy (including Pine Nuts and other Tree 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 Spinach Orzo Salads and could be allergic to their Pine 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.
==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.
If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Whole Foods Market at 1-617-492-5500 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by undeclared Pine Nuts, please search for “pine nut” using the Search Box at the top of this page.
==> To see other recalls and notifications caused contaminated or adulterated foods sold at Whole Foods Market or those sold with undeclared food allergens, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.
More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 8333-2017
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Filed under: Allergens & Intolerances, Anaphylaxis, Food & Drink, Nuts & tree nuts, US FDA | Tagged: FDA, Our Chefs Own brand Spinach Orzo Salad, Recalls Direct RIN: 8333-2017, Spinach Orzo Salad, undeclared pine nut hazard, US Food and Drug Administration, Whole Foods Market |