Incorrect Labeling Leads to Sauce Recall from Whole Foods Market

The bottles contain Peanut Coconut Sauce while the label indicates Korean BBQ

Incorrect Labeling Leads to Sauce Recall from Whole Foods Market
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May 12, 2016

A sauce sold at Whole Foods Market is now subject to a recall due to misbranding.

The company is recalling bottles of its Whole Foods Market Korean BBQ Sauce because, due to a manufacturing error, the bottles contain Whole Foods Peanut Coconut Sauce. Therefore, the product contains peanut and tree nut (coconut) allergens that are not declared on product packaging. Individuals with a sensitivity to peanuts or tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

The product was packaged in 12 ounce glass bottles with UPC code 9948244812 and a best-by date of 10/19/2017. All recalled product has been removed from store shelves.

Consumers could purchase the product at Whole Foods locations nationwide.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

Customers who purchased this product and wish to return it can bring it or a valid receipt into stores for a full refund.

Consumers with questions about this recall can contact Whole Foods at (512) 477-5566 extension 20060.