Whole Foods Market Cheesecake Bar Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Market Salad Recall [US]Whole Foods Market, an Austin, Texas establishment, recalls certain batch/lots of Cheesecake Bars due to undeclared Almond Flour, 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/pQdw30hRL8V

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm592863.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cheesecake Bars are subject to this recall:

  • Cheesecake Bars, sold in clear plastic packages and marked with the Whole Foods PLU number 240801. The recalled Bars were sold between May 2017 and January 12, 2018.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, nine (9) Whole Foods Market Stores in Connecticut, Massachusetts and Rhode Island have recalled certain Cheesecake Bars because the product may contain Almond Flour, an ingredient not listed on the product label. These nine stores include the following:

  • 55 Welles St, Glastonbury, CT
  • 40 Railroad St, Andover, MA
  • 808 Massachusetts Avenue, Arlington, MA
  • 200 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA
  • 340 River St, Cambridge, MA
  • 327 Russell St, Hadley, MA
  • 990 Iyannough Rd, Hyannis, MA
  • 536 Boston Post Rd, Sudbury, MA
  • 151 Sockanosset Cross Rd, Cranston, RI

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

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession these recalled Cheesecake Bars and could be allergic to their Almond 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 1-844-936-8255 from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM Central Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cheesecake Bars, please search for “cheesecake” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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

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

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Whole Foods Market, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 9675-2018
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