Allergen Alert: Wegmans Food Markets Issues Allergen Alert on Undeclared Egg in Wegmans Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Cup 1.5 oz. Sold in the Sushi Department

ROCHESTER, NY, Mar 10, 2018 – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is recalling Wegmans Thai Sweet Chili Sauce Cup 1.5 oz. (UPC: 7-66630-98023) with a best-by date of 7/4/18 or 7/5/18 because the product may contain undeclared egg.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. This product (in a 1.5 oz. cup) is sold individually and is also packaged with the two Sushi/Asian products listed below, which are also being recalled:

Wegmans Avocado Summer Roll, 2 Pack, 5 oz.
UPC: 2-48762-00000 or 2-48920-00000
Only packages with a use by date of 3/10/18 are affected.

Wegmans Assorted Gyoza (Dumplings), Family Pack, 17 oz.
UPC: 2-48798-00000 or 2-48963-00000
Only packages with a use by date of 3/9/18 to 3/12/18 are affected.

The individual cups of Wegmans Thai Sweet Chili Sauce and the packaged Sushi/Asian products that contained the individual cups were sold in many of Wegmans 95 stores located in NY, NJ, PA, VA, MD and MA.

There have been no injuries or illnesses reported to date associated with this product.  The recall was initiated because a Wegmans employee in one store discovered that the incorrect sauce had been packaged and labeled incorrectly.

Wegmans will place automated phone calls to customers who purchased the products 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 consumer affairs department toll free at 1-855-934-3663 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 95-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, celebrated its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine for 21 consecutive years, ranking #2 in 2018.

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