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Wegmans Announces Voluntary Recall for One Date Code of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, Which May Contain Pieces of White Plastic

ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one date code of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, 9 oz. (UPC # 0-77890-38934), sold between Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 because the product may contain pieces of white plastic. Only product labeled with a use or freeze by date of Sept. 30, 2016 is included in the recall. This product, produced by O’ Sole Mio in Quebec, Canada, is packaged in a plastic tray and sold in a refrigerated case in the dairy department.

Approximately 1,638 units of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, 9 oz. were sold in 90 Wegmans stores located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Wegmans reports that all product with the affected code date is no longer on store shelves.

There have been no injuries reported to date associated with this product.

The recall was initiated because Wegmans was notified by customers that white plastic pieces were found in the product. Wegmans will place automated phone calls to customers who purchased the product using their Shoppers Club card.

Customers who purchased the recalled product from Wegmans should return it to the service desk for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Wegmans Consumer Affairs Department toll free at 1-855-934-3663 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.

Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 90-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2016.


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