Meijer recalls mislabeled Caesar salads for potential allergy threat

Salads include croutons, which could trigger wheat allergy


Meijer announced Friday that it is recalling a recent shipment of its pre-made Caesar salads after discovering that they were mislabeled as Greek salads.

The mislabeled salads contain packaged croutons, an undeclared wheat allergen not included on the Greek salad kit label.

Individuals who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat could suffer a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they eat the salad. Meijer does not include croutons in its Greek salad kit.

The mislabeled salad kits were shipped to all 230 Meijer locations throughout the Midwest.

The croutons in the affected Caesar salad kits mistakenly labeled as "Greek salad" are individually packaged within the salad

No illnesses have been reported to Meijer.

The recalled salads have a sell-by date of March 3, 2017, and are in plastic containers with printed labels that have the UPC 218234-(six more digits). The last six digits vary and are determined by weight.

Customers who have purchased the product can return it to the customer service desk at any Meijer store for a full refund.