Allergen Alert: Wegmans Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Peanuts in Wegmans 5-Grain Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing Sold in 25 Stores

ROCHESTER, NY, December 24, 2016 -

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling Wegmans 5-Grain Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing sold in Prepared Foods in a 32 oz. Family Pack, and also sold by the pound or as a side in Choose Your Meal from the service Chef’s Case, because an ingredient in the product (Worcestershire sauce) may contain undeclared peanuts.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.  The following products are included in the recall:

Wegmans 5-Grain Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing, 32 oz. Family Pack
(sold pre-packaged in Prepared Foods)

UPC:  22778600000
Sell by Dates:  12/20 through 12/27

Wegmans 5-Grain Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing

(Sold by the pound, or as a side in Choose Your meal, in the Prepared Foods service Chef’s Case)

UPC:  21708800000

Use-by Dates:  12/20 through 12/27

5-Grain Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing is produced from scratch in stores by Wegmans prepared foods department.  The recall was initiated by Wegmans after learning that an ingredient used in the recipe (Ambrosia Worcestershire Sauce, 1 gallon) was recalled by Schreiber Foods International, Inc. because it may contain undeclared peanuts.

Approximately 102 units of Wegmans 5-Grain Wild Rice & Mushroom Stuffing were sold in the following 25 Wegmans stores only:

New York:  Chili-Paul, Canandaigua, Lyell Avenue, Niagara Falls Blvd.
Pennsylvania: King of Prussia, Downingtown, Allentown, Nazareth, Bethlehem, Concordville, Montgomeryville

New Jersey:  Mt. Laurel, Cherry Hill, Woodbridge, Princeton
Virginia:  Fairfax, Lake Manassas, Alexandria, Charlottesville, Short Pump
Maryland:  Columbia, Belair, Frederick, Owings Mills

Massachusetts:  Westwood

Wegmans will place automated phone calls to customers who purchased the product using their Shoppers Club card.  

Customers who purchased the recalled product from Wegmans should return it to the service desk for a full refund.   Consumers with questions may contact Wegmans stores or the consumer affairs department toll free at 1-855-934-3663 (regular business hours:  Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time).  

Wegmans stores will close on Christmas Eve Day at 6 p.m. and reopen on Monday, December 26, at 7 am.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 92-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2016.

Press Contact:
Wegmans
Jo Natale
Vice President of Media Relations
585-301-8009
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