MADISON, NJ - Whole Foods has announced that the company is voluntarily recalling Minestrone Soup because it may contain undeclared milk.
According to the company, the products were sold at Whole Foods Market stores in Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia and Washington
All affected products have been removed from store shelves, but customers can identify the product with the following information:
- The product were available with sell-by dates of 4/17/2020 or before
- The product can be identified by the PLU code printed on the product scale labels beginning with 248529 for soup sold in clear plastic deli-style containers of various weight and 246691 for soup sold in clear plastic bags weighing 7 lbs. 12 oz.
No allergic reactions have been reported to date, said the company. The issue was discovered during a standard label review, they said.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk ingredients run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products, stated the FDA.
Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can call 1-844-936-8255 between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 10:00 p.m. CST, Monday through Friday, or 8:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. Saturday through Sunday.
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