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Whole Foods soup label mix-up danger

Posted by Mitch Lipka  October 3, 2012 03:28 PM

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Thumbnail image for whole foods soup.jpgA labeling error on a line of Whole Foods Market soup has led to a recall because what was being sold as Roasted Garlic and Eggplant Soup really was Lobster Bisque, "which poses the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if consumed by customers with a shellfish or milk allergy," the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said.

The soup was sold in 24-ounce containers in Massachusetts and five other states between Saturday and Monday. The soup has a sell-by date of October 4, 2012.

If you bought the soup, you can return it to Whole Foods for a refund. If you have a question, call your local Whole Foods or 617-492-5500 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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Mitch Lipka is one of America's leading consumer journalists and advocates. He is an expert in product safety, recalls, scams, and helping consumers get out of jams. He is a nationally known consumer columnist and runs TheConsumerChronicle.com. He lives in Worcester. You can find him on Facebook or reach him at ConsumerNews@Aol.com

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