Weis Markets Issues an Allergy Alert For Weis Quality Store-Made Cole Slaw Sold in 8 Stores Due to Undeclared Egg Allergen
For Immediate Release
March 21, 2018
Sunbury, PA – Weis Markets today issued a recall for its store-made Weis Quality Cole Slaw (one pound container) for failing to list egg as an allergen on its label. This item was made in the seafood department.
Food allergies are an immune system reaction that occurs soon after eating a food containing an allergen. Even a tiny amount of the allergy-causing food can trigger signs and symptoms such as digestive problems, hives or swollen airways. In some people, a food allergy can cause severe symptoms or even a life-threatening reaction known as anaphylaxis.
This product was sold in eight Weis Markets' stores in the Binghamton NY area. This recall is being issued as a precaution. The sell by dates being recalled are March 21, 18 through March 24, 18. The issue was discovered during a routine New York state inspection. Customers may return the product for a full refund.
There have been no reports of allergic reactions related to the consumption of this product to date. Other than the listed stores, no other Weis Markets' store is included in this recall. Customers seeking additional information can call 1-(866) 999-9347, option 5. Mon-Fri, 8am to 5pm EST.
About Weis Markets
Founded in 1912, Weis Markets, Inc. is a Mid Atlantic food retailer operating 205 stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Virginia and West Virginia. For more information, please visit: WeisMarkets.com or Facebook.com/WeisMarkets.