Gretchen’s Shoebox Express Issues Allergy Alert for Limited Number of Greek Yogurt Raspberry & Lemon Parfait cups Due to Undeclared Eggs.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 5th, 2014 - Out of the utmost caution and care for our customers, Gretchen’s Shoebox Express in Seattle, Washington, is initiating a voluntary recall of a limited number of Greek Yogurt Raspberry & Lemon Parfait cups sold under the Starbucks brand in Seattle and Portland regional Starbucks stores because the product was mislabeled and failed to declare the presence of eggs, an allergen. Persons who have an allergy or sensitivity to egg run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
This limited voluntary recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food & Drug Administration.
This recall was immediately initiated after the mislabeling was discovered by the company and the product was removed from the relevant Starbucks stores in the Seattle and Portland regions. These are the only regions affected by this recall.
The product being recalled is sold in 6.1 oz plastic cups, with a white code date sticker on the back of the cup, stating “Enjoy by 03 05”. Only this lot of product is affected by the recall, no other date codes of product were affected and no other yogurt parfaits were affected.
There have been no reported illnesses attributed to this product.
Anyone who has the recalled product in their possession should not consume it and should destroy or discard the product. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 206-623-8194 Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Pacific Time). Media may contact the company at (206) 318-7100.