Wakefern Food Corp. is voluntarily recalling its private label line of ShopRite Bowl & Basket Chocolate Covered Peanuts due to mislabeling.
A limited amount of the product was mislabeled on the front of the package as milk chocolate-covered raisins when the package contained peanuts, a known allergen.
The recall impacts ShopRite Bowl & Basket Chocolate Covered Peanuts, 12-ounce package, with the UPC code: 04119007386. Customers who purchased products with this UPC code should check for any mislabeling. Peanuts are included on the ingredient listing on the back of all the packages, however, Wakefern is issuing the recall out of an abundance of caution.
The product was sold at Wakefern banners including ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Gourmet Garage, Fairway, and Dearborn Market.
“We are advising customers who purchased the recalled product to return it for an immediate refund or replacement,” said Wakefern Chief Communications Officer Karen Meleta.
To date there have been no reports of injury or illness associated with this product recall.
Wakefern has reached out to Price Plus® club card customers who purchased this product to alert them to the recall.
For more information customers may call Customer Care at 1-800-746-7748, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. or Saturday & Sunday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
About Wakefern Food Corp.
From a small, local cooperative that began with eight grocery store owners, Wakefern Food Corp. has grown into the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States.
Founded in 1946, the cooperative comprises nearly 50 member families who today independently own and operate hundreds of supermarkets under the ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Dearborn Market, Gourmet Garage, and Fairway Market banners in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. For more information, please visit www.wakefern.com.