Ack! Some vegans had a meaty surprise in store recently as some
Labels on some curried
The vegan salad contained soy, and the chicken salad contained egg. As the
And telling the meatless and meat-filled salads apart isn't that easy. Take a look at the "vegan or meat?" photo at Gothamist.
Consumers didn't report the issue. According to the Associated Press, it was discovered by a worker in the prepared food section at one of the affected Whole Foods stores.
Luckily, no illnesses have been reported, Whole Foods said. The salads were sold Tuesday and Wednesday in 15 stores in the Northeast. No word of any problems among the Whole Foods stores in California.
The Food Poisoning Bulletin website reported Friday that Whole Foods had issued a recall for "bulk curried salad -- chicken and vegan" because of the egg and soy issue. The locations where the salads were sold, in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Jersey and New York, were to post signs notifying customers of the label mixup.