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Allergy Alert Issued for Undeclared Milk in Minestrone Soup Sold at Whole Foods Market Stores in 32 States and the District of Columbia

Last updated May 9, 2020

Approved by: Lester Fahrner, MD

Whole Foods Market stores are voluntarily recalling Minestrone Soup because the products may contain undeclared milk. 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.


Company Announcement Date: April 10, 2020

FDA Publish Date: April 10, 2020

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement: Undeclared milk

Company Name: Whole Foods Market

Brand Name: Whole Foods Market

Product Description: Minestrone Soup

Company Announcement Date: April 10, 2020

FDA Publish Date: April 10, 2020

Product Type: Food & Beverages

Reason for Announcement: Undeclared milk

Company Name: Whole Foods Market

Brand Name: Whole Foods Market

Product Description: Minestrone Soup/nSummary

Company Announcement

Whole Foods Market stores are voluntarily recalling Minestrone Soup because the products may contain undeclared milk. 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.

The products were available with sell-by dates of 4/17/2020 or before and 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. All affected products have been removed from store shelves. No allergic reactions have been reported to date. The issue was discovered during a standard label review.

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.

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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First uploaded: May 9, 2020
Last updated: May 9, 2020