Whole Foods recalls two of its pre-packaged salads sold in three northeastern states due to mislabeling of fish and egg allergens

SILVER SPRING, Maryland , July 8, 2014 (press release) – Whole Foods Market is recalling mini 4oz. containers of pre-packaged Caesar salad and Mesclun Goat Cheese salad sold in stores on July 8,, 2014 throughout New York, New Jersey (Excluding Princeton, Cherry Hill and Marlton) and Connecticut (Excluding Glastonbury, West Hartford and Bishop’s Corner) due to mislabeling and a resulting undeclared allergen of fish and egg (Caesar) and tree nuts (Mesclun Goat Cheese). The product has a Sell by date of: 7/11/14.

The salad labels were erroneously swapped and therefore the Caesar Salad packages contain tree nuts and the Mesclun Goat Cheese packages contain a Caesar dressing containing fish and egg as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to any of these ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Signage is posted in affected Whole Foods Market stores to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 201-567-2090 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.

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