Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recalled by Whole Foods Market Due to Undeclared Walnuts

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of a serious allergic reaction if they consume the impacted muffins

Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins label / Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins Recalled by Whole Foods Market in Massachusetts Due to Undeclared Walnuts
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March 28, 2017

Whole Foods Market in Hadley, Massachusetts is issuing an allergy alert to recall six-packs of Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins due to an in-store labeling error.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to walnuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The affected muffins, which are labeled as Made Right Here 6pk Banana Choc Chip Muffins, contain walnuts that are not declared on the ingredient list. The muffins were sold in clear, plastic six-pack containers and had a Sell by date of March 28, 2017.

One allergic reaction has been reported to date in connection with this recall.

Signage is posted in-store to notify customers of this recall. Consumers who have purchased any of the affected muffins may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund.

Consumers with further questions about this recall can contact Whole Foods Market at (413) 586-9932.

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