Keasbey, NJ– Wakefern Food Corp. has issued a voluntary recall for its ShopRite Bowl & Basket Specialty Hawaiian Teriyaki Spice Rub due to mislabeling. The 2.3-ounce containers of the product may contain an undeclared allergen, black sesame seeds, that is not listed on the ingredients label. This recall affects products with the UPC code: 04119008066 and was sold at Wakefern supermarket banners ShopRite and The Fresh Grocer. So far, there have been no reports of any illnesses associated with this product recall.
According to Wakefern Spokesperson Maureen Gillespie, customers who have purchased the affected product are advised to return it immediately and request a refund or replacement. Wakefern Food Corp. has also taken the initiative to contact Price Plus® club card customers who have purchased this product to inform them about the recall. For more information, customers can contact Wakefern Food Corp. at 1-800-746-7748.
Wakefern Food Corp., founded in 1946, has grown from eight grocery store owners to become the largest retailer-owned cooperative in the United States. This cooperative now comprises nearly 50 member families who independently own and operate several supermarkets under various banners, including ShopRite, Price Rite Marketplace, The Fresh Grocer, Dearborn Market, Gourmet Garage, and Fairway Market. These supermarkets are spread across several states, such as New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island. For more detailed information about Wakefern Food Corp., please visit their website at www.wakefern.com.
Attached to this news article is an image of the ShopRite Bowl & Basket Specialty Hawaiian Teriyaki Spice Rub container. The image showcases the product packaging and gives consumers a visual reference to help them identify the recalled item.
Ensuring the safety and satisfaction of their customers is paramount to Wakefern Food Corp. They are taking proactive measures to address this mislabeling issue and have provided clear instructions to customers on how to handle the recalled product. By swiftly notifying affected consumers and offering refunds or replacements, Wakefern Food Corp. is exemplifying their commitment to delivering high-quality and safe products to their customers.
Please note that this recall only applies to the specific product mentioned above and not to any other items sold by Wakefern Food Corp. Customers who have any concerns or questions regarding the recall should contact the company directly for assistance.