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Peanut Allergy Alert - Whole Foods Market Items Prepared With Ground Cumin

Whole Foods Market Recalls Items Prepared With Supplier-provided Ground Cumin Spice Due To Possible Health Risk

Recalled items sold in CT, KY MA, MD, ME, NJ, NY, NH, OH, PA, RI, VA, Washington, D.C. Whole Foods Market Stores

Contact:
Consumer:
512-477-5566

Media:
Michael Silverman
Michael.Silverman@wholefoods.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE β€” February 9, 2015 β€” Austin, TX β€” Whole Foods Market has recalled items prepared with a supplier’s ground cumin spice ingredient that may have contained undeclared peanut. People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

 

No allergic reactions have been reported to-date, and recalled items have been pulled from store shelves. Whole Foods Market was notified by its supplier that undeclared peanut protein was found in cumin supplied to some of its facilities.

 

Items that contained ground cumin spice subject to the recall were sold from January 14, 2015 through February 6, 2015. Not all items or all products were sold in all store locations. Affected items such as prepared salads, seasoned meat items, tacos, and other seasoned items were sold in Whole Foods Market stores in CT, KY, MA, MD, ME, NH, NJ, NY, OH, PA, RI, VA, and Washington, D.C. Additionally, Whole Foods Market pulled and destroyed the recalled ground cumin spice and all items containing this recalled ingredient in all regions where it was available.

 

The following is a list of recalled items:

 

UPC or PLU CodeProduct DescriptionSell By DateStates
0-00000-68899>SLAW KALE AVOCADO HSH 14 OZBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-31090-00000TOFU GRILLED LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-53184-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast BBQBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-58426-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65293-00000BURRITO CHIPOTLE LIME TOFUBest By: 2/7/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65294-00000TACO SALAD TOFU CHIPOTLE LIMEBest By: 2/7/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65960-00000BURRITO PORK CARNITASBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-67612-00000CHICKEN SKEWER LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-83938-00000BURRITO CHPTLE LIME TOFU TACOSBest By: 2/7/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-86949-00000QUESADILLA CARNITASBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-91204-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53072Tex Mex Beef MeatloafAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53094CHICKEN BREAST SPLIT BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53184BBQ Rubed bnls breastAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53238CHICKEN SATAY LIME CHIPOLTEAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53241CHICKEN KABOB LIME CHIPOTLEAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53275CHICKEN LEG BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
58705CHICKEN WHOLE LATIN SPICEDAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65293-00000BURRITO CHIPOTLE LIME TOFUBest By: 2/7/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65294-00000TACO SALAD TOFU CHIPOTLE LIMEBest By: 2/7/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-65960-00000BURRITO PORK CARNITASBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-67612-00000CHICKEN SKEWER LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-83938-00000BURRITO CHPTLE LIME TOFU TACOSBest By: 2/7/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-86949-00000QUESADILLA CARNITASBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
2-91204-00000Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast LIME CHIPOTLEBest By: 2/9/2015CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53072Tex Mex Beef MeatloafAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53094CHICKEN BREAST SPLIT BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53184BBQ Rubed bnls breastAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53238CHICKEN SATAY LIME CHIPOLTEAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53241CHICKEN KABOB LIME CHIPOTLEAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
53275CHICKEN LEG BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
58705CHICKEN WHOLE LATIN SPICEDAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
58877TURKEY BREAST LATIN SPICEDAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
90942CHICKEN DRUMSTICKS BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
90950CHICKEN KABOB BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91174BEEF SIRLOIN KABOBS BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91204CHICKEN BREAST BONELESS LIME CHIPOTLEAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91283CHICKEN THIGH BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91382CHICKEN WHOLE BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91412PORK RIBS BABY BACK BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91785PORK SPARERIB BONE IN BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
91817CHICKEN KABOB HSH CUMIN BALSAMICAll Sell by dates through 2/9/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
94640BEEF KABOB HSH CUMIN BALSAMICAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
95999CHICKEN WHOLE ROTISSERIE BBQAll Sell by dates through 2/18/15CT, MA,ME,NH,RI
3640630278WFM DIP GUACAMOLE PPKAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630306WFM SALSA FRESCA PPKAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630279WFM DIP SALSA PICO DE GALLO PPKAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630256WFM MEAL ENCHILADA AND DIRTY RICE EVAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630432WFM  SNACK PACK MEZZE HSHAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630394WFM CHILI FIREHOUSE PPK HSHAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630126WFM CHILI TURKEY AND BLACK BEAN PPKAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
3640630127WFM CHILI BEEF BRAISED LOCAL PPKAll Sell by dates through 2/10/15CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26270400000BURRITO BLACK BEAN AND CHEESESold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26524200000BURRITO CHICKEN CHILI VERDESold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
27013500000GUACAMOLE BULK CCSold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26405800000QUESADILLA MUSHROOM GOAT CHEESESold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26404400000QUESADILLA VEGGIESold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26206400000SALSA FRESCA BULK CCSold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26270400000BURRITO BLACK BEAN AND CHEESESold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26278700000BURRITO PORK CARNITASSold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26978700000ENCHILADA ADOBO BULKSold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26815600000QUESADILLA CHICKENSold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26193100000RED BEANS AND RICESold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
26890500000SALSA PICO DE GALLO BULKSold from food bars thru 2/5CT, MA,ME,NH,NJ,NY,RI
58613CHICKEN SATAY LIME CHIPOLTEBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
58774CHICKEN YAKITORI LIME CHIPOTLEBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
91204CHICKEN BREAST BONELESS LIME CHIPOTLEBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
58779LIME CHIPOTLE MARINATED BUTTERFLIED CORNISH HENBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
91785PORK SPARERIB BONE IN BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
91382CHICKEN WHOLE BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
53127BEEF RIBS BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
53094CHICKEN BREAST SPLIT BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
91283CHICKEN THIGH BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
90942CHICKEN DRUMSTICK BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
91406CHICKEN WINGS BBQBest by 2/9/15CT,NJ,NY
27312900000Chicken Burrito Bowl HSHBest By: 2/9/2015CT,NJ,NY
26708000000Chicken Quesadilla Salad CCBest By:2/8/2015CT,NJ,NY
26717100000Chicken Quesadilla Salad FPBest By:2/8/2015CT,NJ,NY
26008800000Southwest Chicken Wrap HSHBest By: 2/8/2015CT,NJ,NY
28634600000Southwest Stuffed Sweets HSH CCBest By: 2/10/2015CT,NJ,NY
26066400000Southwest Stuffed Sweets HSH FPBest By: 2/10/2015CT,NJ,NY
26888900000Southwest Turkey Wrap FPBest By: 2/8/2015CT,NJ,NY
26831100000Ceviche, MushroomBest By: 2/6/2015CT,NJ,NY
26157400000Burger, Lentil DalUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480430Burrito, Black BeanUse by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480432Burrito, ShrimpUse by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480428Chili, Beef BlazinUse by 3/6/15-3/11/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
484003Dip, Black BeanUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480504Dip, Mexican Layer LargeUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480505Dip, Mexican Layer SmallUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
26735600000Enchilada, Adobo Black BeanUse by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000088750HotBar, NE Tofu MeatloafUse by 1/20/15-1/25/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000088650HotBar, Latin Comfort, Beef BarbacoaUse by  2/8/15 - 2/9/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000088655HotBar, Latin Comfort, Stewed  Black BeansUse by 2/27/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
28526300000Meatloaf, TofuUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
26187200000Quesadilla, Black BeanUse by 2/8/15 - 2/11/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
27267700000Quesadilla, Vegan BeefUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480502Salad, Bowl, MediterraneanUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000086479Salad, Papas con RemolachasUse by 1/20/15-2/1/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000011103Sauce, AdoboUse by 7/25/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000025248Vegetarian, NEW FalafelUse by 1/20/15-2/7/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480435Soup, Butternut Collard Posole Cups.Use by 3/4/15-3/22/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
480508Soup, Moroccan Green Lentil CupsUse by 3/4/15-3/22/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
26187100000 Quesadilla Adobo Black Bean Use by 2/8-2/11/15 DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
48000088656Mexican LasagnaUse by 2/8/15-2/12/15DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
61584Chipotle Marinated London BroilUse by 2/10/2015DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA
67544Adobo ChickenUse by 2/8/2015DC,KY,MD,NJ,OH,PA,VA

Whole Foods Market was notified by a spice supplier that it was recalling its ground cumin spice due to a positive test for peanut allergens.

 

Signage is posted in Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall. Customers who have purchased recalled product from Whole Foods Market should discard it, and may bring in their receipt for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call 512-477-5566, extension 20060, Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Central Daylight Time.

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