Individuals with soy or egg allergies should read the following carefully! Whole Foods Market is recalling its Curried Chicken and Vegan Curried Chick'n Salads due to undeclared allergens in the salads! I’m sure many vegans aren’t too pleased with this revelation!

Whole Foods Market’s Curried Chicken and Vegan Curried Chick'n Salads Recalled

On May 9, 2013, Whole Foods Market issued a recall of their bulk curried chicken salad and bulk vegan curried chick'n salad due to undeclared soy and egg allergens.  According to the FDA, “in some stores these items may have been sold with reversed labels.”  The FDA reports, “due to the label mix-up, allergens were undeclared; the vegan chick'n salad contains soy, and the curried chicken salad contains egg.”  People who are allergic to soy or eggs could experience serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume the recalled salads.

Recalled Product Information:

  • Product Name: Curried Chicken Salad and Vegan Chick'n Salad
  • Recalling Firm: Whole Foods Market
  • Dates Sold: 5/7/13 and 5/8/13.
  • Places Sold: In the cold salad bars at the following Whole Foods Market’s.
    • Darien, Connecticut
    • Fairfield, Connecticut
    • West Hartford, Connecticut
    • Portland, Maine
    • Framingham, Massachusetts
    • Fresh Pond in Cambridge, Massachusetts
    • Milburn-Union, New Jersey
    • Montclair, New Jersey
    • Rose City-Madison, New Jersey
    • West Orange, New Jersey
    • Jericho, New York
    • Lake Grove, New York
    • Manhasset, New York
    • Columbus Circle in New York City
    • Upper West Side in New York City

Click to view a picture of the recalled salad’s product label.

Illnesses To Date:

There have been no reported illnesses to date.

Refund:

Consumers who have purchased the recalled Whole Foods Salads are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Additional Information:

Customers with additional questions regarding the recall may contact their local Whole Foods Market or call 617-492-5500.  For quick answers regarding the recall, consumers may also go directly to the FDA recall page.

What to Do if a Recalled Product Has Affected You:

If you or a loved one has become injured as a result of a recalled product, you may be entitled to compensation.  It would be beneficial to speak to an attorney specializing in products liability today.

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