US/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Market in Hadley, Massachusetts recalls certain batch/lots of Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to suspected mislabeling and consequential undeclared Walnuts, 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/7CnM30ajy3s
Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm548947.htm
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recall are subject to this recall:
- Made Right Here 6pk Banana Choc Chip Muffins, sold in clear, plastic six-pack containers with a sell-by date of March 28, 2017.
Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.
==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.
According to the FDA, the recall Muffins, which were labeled as “Made Right Here 6pk Banana Choc Chip Muffins”, contained Walnuts, which were not declared on the ingredient list. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
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If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Muffins and could be allergic to their Walnut 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.
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If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Whole Foods at 1-413-586-9932 during store hours Eastern Standard Time.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8466-2017
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