In a news release Monday, the Cincinnati-based Kroger Co.’s Atlanta division announced it is recalling select in-store made Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon sold in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina and Eastern Tennessee because it may contain pecans not listed on the label.
Customers who purchased the product between Dec. 30 and Monday should return the product to stores for a full refund or replacement. People who are allergic to pecans could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to pecans, there is no safety issue with the product.
o Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon, in-store made, with “sell by” dates of Feb. 7 and before, under the following UPC Code: 4157327767.
Reason: This product may contain undeclared PECANS and, if eaten, could result in severe allergic reactions in persons sensitive to PECANS.
Kroger has removed affected items from store shelves and initiated its customer recall notification system that alerts customers who may have purchased recalled Class 1 products through register receipt tape messages and phone calls.
Consumers who have questions about this recall may contact Kroger toll-free at 800-KROGERS (800-576-4377).
Information: visit www.kroger.com/recalls.