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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 18, 2014 - CAMBRIDGE, MA - Whole Foods Market is recalling "Chocolate Chewies" produced and sold in the Hyannis, Massachusetts location due to an undeclared tree nut allergen. The product was sold in the store between Sunday, July 13, 2014 and Friday, July 18, 2014 in clear, clamshell packaging and has a Use By date of: 7/18/14.
The chewies contain walnuts as an ingredient. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall, and all affected product has been removed from shelves.
No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.
Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market Hyannis may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9am and 5pm EST.