Whole Foods recalls mislabeled salad sold at 14 stores

Whole Foods Market Employees at natural foods grocer Whole Foods who work at least 30 hours per week are considered full-time and receive benefits paid by the company. Part-timers who work fewer than 30 hours a week also have access to the Whole Foods health plan, but they have to pay for the coverage themselves, says spokeswoman Libba Letton.
–Kayana Szymczak for the Boston Globe

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Salads made at a Whole Foods Market facility in Massachusetts and distributed to more than a dozen stores around the Northeast have been recalled because they were mislabeled and contain an egg allergen.

The company says 10-ounce packages of asparagus, pea and ricotta salad actually contained miniature asparagus, sun-dried tomato and Swiss frittatas.

People with egg allergies run the risk of serious or life-threatening reaction if they eat the salad. No illnesses have been reported. The salads were sold on April 10.

They were sold in Darien and West Hartford, Connecticut; Millburn, Middletown, Montclair, and Ridgewood, New Jersey; the Upper West Side in New York City; University Heights in Providence, Rhode Island; and Wellesley, Dedham, Hingham, Wayland and the Prospect Street and Fresh Pond stores in Cambridge, Massachusetts.


Consumers who purchased the salads can return them for a refund.