RECALL ALERT: Dipping caramel sold in Omaha could cause ‘serious allergic reaction’

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LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) – Whole Foods Market is voluntarily recalling dipping caramel that was sold in Nebraska and two neighboring states.

The recall was issued on Thursday after the product was found to contain wheat, which was not declared on the product label.

People with an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat should not consume this product because they run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction.

The company is not aware of any illness that occurred from the product.

The affected product was sold at the following Whole Foods stores:

  • 10020 Regency Circle, Omaha
  • 340 Reed St., Basalt, Colorado
  • 1250 S. Hover Road, Suite 300, Longmont, Colorado
  • 14615 W. 119th St., Olathe, Kansas
  • 9366 S. Colorado Blvd. Suite B, Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Recalled Product

The products were available near the bakery and were packaged in plastic containers with Whole Foods Market scale labels.

The affected products can be identified by the name Dipping Caramel by the Pound, a product code of 34888 and sell-by dates of Oct. 25 to Nov. 15. They were available from Oct. 4 to Tuesday.

Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund.

Customers with additional questions can call 844-936-8255 daily between 6 and 12 a.m. Central time.

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