Whole Foods Market® stores in Arlington, MA and Brookline, MA recall Cream Cheese King Cakes due Undeclared Pecans

Whole Foods Market® stores in Arlington, MA and Brookline, MA recall Cream Cheese King Cakes due Undeclared Pecans


Austin, Texas, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Whole Foods Market® stores in Arlington, MA and Brookline, MA are issuing an allergy alert to recall Cream Cheese King Cakes sold between February 4 and February 26, due to an in-store labeling error.

The cakes, which were sold in purple cardboard containers and labeled as Lonestar Bakeries Cream Cheese King Cakes, may have contained pecans, which were not declared on the ingredient list. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to tree nuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Signage is posted to notify customers of this recall.

No allergic reactions or illnesses have been reported.

Consumers who have purchased this product may bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 617-492-5500 between the hours of 9 am and 5 pm EST.

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Source: FDA


CarMax celebrates the opening of its new store in Westborough, MA

RICHMOND, Virginia , 2016-Jul-02 — /EPR Retail News/ — CarMax, Inc. (NYSE: KMX), the nation’s largest retailer of used cars, officially opened its store in Westborough, MA, located at 170 Turnpike Road. The new store will stock more than 300 used vehicles of nearly every make and model, and has brought approximately 50 new jobs to the area.

In celebration of the Westborough store opening, CarMax donated $5,000 to the Worcester County Food Bank. Westborough CarMax associates selected this nonprofit for its mission to distribute approximately 5.8 million pounds of food to more than 130 partner agencies in Worcester County.

The CarMax Foundation is also providing a $10,000 grant to Community Harvest Project to support educational programs that engage youth at risk for hunger. This grant will serve more than 1,000 youth through the Community Harvest Project’s nutrition education programs – Sprouting Minds, Farm Camp and Kindergarten Initiative. This grant also came at the recommendation of Westborough CarMax associates.

“At CarMax, we truly care about the communities where our associates live and work,” said Dan Macias, location general manager of the Westborough CarMax. “We are excited to join this community and look forward to getting more involved locally.”

CarMax was founded more than 20 years ago to fundamentally change the way car buying is done. We make the process more ethical, fair and transparent by offering a no-haggle, no-hassle experience and an incredible selection of CarMax Quality Certified vehicles. In addition, we stand behind our vehicles with a 5-Day Money-Back Guarantee and a 30-Day Limited Warranty. CarMax customers can shop for nearly every make and model at our stores or online at carmax.com, with prices clearly listed for each of our nearly 50,000 vehicles nationwide. CarMax also takes the hassle out of selling your car by offering fast, commitment free appraisals – we’ll buy your car, even if you don’t buy ours.

About CarMax
CarMax, a member of the FORTUNE 500 and the S&P 500, and on the FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® list for 12 consecutive years, is the nation’s largest retailer of used vehicles. Headquartered in Richmond, Virginia, CarMax currently operates 161 superstores in 81 markets. The CarMax consumer offer features low, no-haggle prices, a broad selection of CarMax Quality Certified used vehicles, and superior customer service. During the 12 months ending February 29, 2016, the company retailed 619,936 used cars and sold 394,437 wholesale vehicles at our in-store auctions. For more information, access the CarMax website at www.carmax.com

Media Contacts
Beth Singer
CarMax Public Relations
Twitter: @CarMax
Facebook: facebook.com/CarMax

Source: Carmax