Austin, TX – Select Whole Foods Market stores in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia are voluntarily recalling tarts because the products contained tree nut (almond flour) allergens that were not listed on the product labels. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts (almond flour) run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
All affected products have been removed from store shelves. The tarts include chocolate ganache, French apple, fresh berry, fresh fruit amero shell, fruit, key lime, lemon, and peanut butter chocolate. The products were packaged in cardboard containers with Whole Foods Market labels and best-by dates of January 7, 2017 and earlier and were available at Whole Foods Market stores in Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and the District of Columbia. Not all products were sold in all stores.
The products can be identified by the following UPC codes:
|UPC Code||Product Description|
|22024600000||Tart peanut butter chocolate|
|22061300000||Tart peanut butter chocolate|
|22061400000||Tart peanut butter chocolate|
|23143000000||Tart lemon small|
|23144500000||Tart key lime 4in|
|24977900000||Tart chocolate ganache large|
|24978300000||Tart chocolate ganache small|
|24982800000||Tart French apple small|
|24983000000||Tart fresh berry large|
|24983100000||Tart fresh berry small|
|24984100000||Tart fresh fruit amero shell large|
|24985200000||Tart fruit 4in|
|24988900000||Tart key lime 9in|
|24989600000||Tart key lime 4in|
|24991000000||Tart lemon large 8in|
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Customers who purchased these product and wish to return them can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Consumers with additional questions can contact their local store or call (301) 984-4874 between the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday.