ROCHESTER, NY, 2015-10-14 — /EPR Retail News/ — Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Campo De Montalban Cheese (UPC starting with: 2-77026) purchased since May, 2014 because the cheese contains Lysozyme, an egg enzyme, not declared in the ingredient statement. The cheese is sold in random weight packages individually wrapped in clear cellophane. 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.
Campo De Montalban Cheese is sold in the Cheese Shop in the majority of Wegmans’ 87 stores located in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Virginia, and Maryland. The recall was initiated when a customer brought the label error to the attention of a Wegmans Cheese Shop employee.
There have been no reported injuries or illnesses associated with this recall. The recall of this product is of concern only to those individuals who have allergies to eggs.
Concerned customers should return the product to Wegmans for a full refund. Customers who have consumed the product and feel they are experiencing symptoms should contact their physician.
Wegmans’ customers who have questions or concerns about this recall should contact the consumer affairs department Monday through Friday 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. toll free at 1-855-934-3663.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is an 87-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, founded in 1916, is recognized as an industry leader and innovator. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For’ by FORTUNE magazine for eighteen consecutive years. In 2015, Wegmans ranked #7 on the list. The company also ranked #1 for Corporate Reputation, among the 100 ‘most-visible companies’ nationwide in the 2014 Harris Poll Reputation Quotient ® study.
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