Illinois Walmart Shoppers, Beware Of Recall On This Cake
Just when you thought you could have your cake and eat it too. A popular cake is being recalled from Walmart stores across the U.S., including in Illinois and Iowa.
The reason for the cake being recalled is a really good thing, especially for those with this severe allergy. If you have this cake in your home and you're allergic to peanuts, throw it away now before you go to the hospital.
The Cake Being Recalled From Walmart Stores In Illinois
If you recently bought David’s Cookies “Marketside Chocolate Chip Explosion Cake” from a Walmart store in the Quad Cities on either the Illinois or Iowa side and you're allergic to nuts, go get a refund or throw it away now.
The FDA says that David’s Cookies is recalling 960 units of that cake being sold in Walmart retail stores across the country, including in Illinois and Iowa. The FDA report says,
"This recall is due to that the 960 units of “Marketside Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake” were mislabeled with a label as “Marketside Chocolate Chip Explosion Cake” a name that does not depict peanut as a key ingredient and does not declare the peanut allergen warning on the label."
The product is in a 7-ounce, clear plastic package marked with lot # BS23212 on the top of the package shown above.
Has Anyone Become Injured Or Sick From This Cake?
Luckily, not yet. If there are any consumers with concerns about illness or injury associated with this product, please contact a physician immediately.
Investigations into the recall show that the problem was caused at the labeling and packaging stage. Thank goodness it was caught before someone with a severe peanut allergy ate the cake.
Illinois Walmart Stores Won't Let You Buy The Cake Even If You Tried
In coordination with Walmart, David’s Cookies has blocked all "Marketside Ultimate Peanut Butter Chocolate Cake" and "Marketside Chocolate Chip Explosion Cake" from their distribution centers and store registers.
That means customers aren't able to purchase either of these products until further investigation and resolutions have been completed by David’s Cookies and Walmart.
What If I Bought The Recalled Cake?
You have two options. You can either throw the cake away or get a refund. If you've already eaten it, not much you can do there except be happy you're not allergic to peanuts.
Consumers who have purchased the 7.9 oz "Marketside Chocolate Chip Explosion Cake" are urged to return them to the location of purchase for a full refund.