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Allergy Alert Issued due to Undeclared Egg in Whole Foods Market Brand Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato

Last updated March 1, 2020

Approved by: Subramanian Malaisamy MD, MRCP (UK), FCCP (USA)

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling one lot code of Whole Foods Market Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato because these product units contain egg that is not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.


Company Announcement Date: November 22, 2019

FDA Publish Date: November 22, 2019

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement: Undeclared egg

Company Name: Whole Foods Market

Brand Name: Whole Foods Market

Product Description: Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato

Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling one lot code of Whole Foods Market Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato because these product units contain egg that is not listed on the product label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the product.

The affected product was sold at Whole Foods Market stores nationwide. The product was packaged in 1-pint plastic containers with the UPC 9948248024 and a best by date of 6/11/2021. The issue was discovered after the grocer determined that some Butter Cookies and Sweet Cream Italian Gelato were mistakenly packed by its supplier in containers labeled for Raspberry Cheesecake Italian Gelato. All affected product has been removed from store shelves. No reactions have been reported to date.

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First uploaded: March 1, 2020
Last updated: March 1, 2020