Allergy Alert Issued in Select Whole Foods Market Stores for Undeclared Almond Flour in Tarts
All affected products have been removed from store shelves
Select Whole Foods Market stores are recalling tarts because the products contained tree nut (almond flour) allergens that were not listed on the product labels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (almond flour) run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
All affected products have been removed from store shelves. The tarts include chocolate ganache, French apple, fresh berry, fresh fruit amero shell, fruit, key lime, lemon, and peanut butter chocolate. The products were packaged in cardboard containers with Whole Foods Market labels and best-by dates of January 7, 2017 and earlier, and were available at Whole Foods Market stores in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Not all products were sold in all stores.
To view the full list of all recalled products and their corresponding UPC codes, click here.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall.
Customers who purchased these products and wish to return them can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with any additional questions or concerns about the recall can contact their local Whole Foods store or call (301) 984-4874.