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Wegmans kuchen recalled

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is  voluntary recalling its 14 oz. Wegmans Wreath Kuchen with a "Best if Used By'" date up to and  including Dec. 12.  The product is being recalled because it contains pecans, which are not declared on the label. 

The kuchen, in the shape of a wreath with red and green candied cherries on

top, would have been available in Wegmans stores beginning Sunday,

Nov.25, through Thursday, Dec. 6. Approximately 4,400 units of

the product are affected by the recall. Product with the affected code date

is no longer on store shelves.

No illnesses have been reported to date. The recall of this product is of

concern only to those individuals who have allergies to pecans. Consumption

may cause a serious or life-threatening reaction in persons with allergies to

pecans.  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. at 1-800-WEGMANS, extension 4760.