Whole Foods Market’s Southwest Region recalls Vegan Pumpkin Pie due to Undeclared Walnuts
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — November 26, 2014 — Austin, TX — Whole Foods Market is recalling “Vegan pumpkin pie” produced and sold in the Southwest Region, which includes TX, OK, LA, AR, due to undeclared walnuts. The product was sold as half and full pies packaged in both clear, clamshell packaging and brown, Kraft paper boxes UPCs 24917100000 and 24917300000 with “sell by” dates of 10/27/14-‐‑11/30/14. 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.
The vegan pumpkin pies contain walnuts as an ingredient, which was not declared on the label.
Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.
No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased this product from any Whole Foods Market Southwest stores in TX, OK, LA, or AR may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store between the hours of 9am and 5pm CST.
Customers may find their nearest Whole Foods Market at www.wholefoodsmarket.com