Willamette Valley Fruit Co. issues allergy alert on undeclared butter in 8" Apple, Cherry & Marionberry Pies

July 18, 2011

July 14, 2011 -Willamette Valley Fruit Company of Salem, OR is recalling all its Apple, Cherry and Marionberry pies sold from July 1 – July 13, 2011 due to the use of butter that was undeclared on the product label. People who have allergies to dairy and/or dairy by-products run the risk of serious or life-threatening reactions if they consume this product.

The product was sold to the following 35 Whole Foods Market stores in Northern California & Nevada:

  • Berkeley
  • Blithedale (Mill Valley)
  • Blossom Hill (San Jose)
  • Capitola
  • Campbell
  • Coddingtown (Santa Rosa)
  • Franklin (San Francisco)
  • Fresno
  • Harrison (Oakland)
  • Lafayette
  • Los Altos
  • Los Gatos
  • Mill Valley
  • Monterey
  • Napa
  • Noe Valley (San Francisco)
  • Novato
  • Palo Alto
  • Petaluma
  • Potrero Hill (San Francisco)
  • Redwood City
  • Reno (NEVADA)
  • Roseville
  • Sacramento
  • San Mateo
  • San Rafael
  • San Ramon
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santa Rosa
  • Sebastopol
  • Sonoma
  • South of Market (San Francisco)
  • Stanyan (San Francisco)
  • Stevens Creek (Cupertino)
  • Walnut Creek

The pies were 8" in size, came in square white boxes with a see-through window on top, and were sold with Whole Foods Market labels, specifically "Whole Foods Market Bakehouse Apple Pie," UPC: 28824800000, "Whole Foods Market Bakehouse Cherry Pie," UPC: 28824900000, and "Whole Foods Market Bakehouse Marionberry Pie," UPC: 28824700000. The recall includes all pies with Pack Dates of July 1, 2011 – July 13, 2011 and Sell By Dates of July 6, 2011 – July 18, 2011.

No allergic reactions have been reported. Consumers who have purchased "Whole Foods Market Bakehouse Apple Pie", "Whole Foods Market Bakehouse Cherry Pie", and "Whole Foods Market Bakehouse Marionberry Pie" may return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Jeff Dunn at Willamette Valley Farms at (503) 362-8678.