Recall Notice: Kroger Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kroger Yellow Sponge Cake Dessert Cups

Posted by Caroline Glenn, With 0 Comments, Category: Recalls,

Company Announcement

When a company announces a recall, market withdrawal, or safety alert, the FDA posts the company’s announcement as a public service. FDA does not endorse either the product or the company.

Kroger Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Milk in Kroger Yellow Sponge Cake Dessert Cups

For Immediate Release

May 24, 2017

Contact

Consumers

1-800-KROGERS

Media

Kristal Howard
(513) 762-1304

Announcement

View Product Photos

The Kroger Co. has recalled Kroger Dessert Cups –Yellow Sponge Cake (6.5 oz., 6 Pack) sold in its retail stores because it contains undeclared milk.  People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  Although milk is listed in the ingredient statement, milk is not included in the “Contains” statement.

People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.  For consumers who are not sensitive to milk, there is no safety issue with the product.  This recall was initiated because Kroger was notified of this issue by a customer who consumed this product. One customer illness has been reported at this time.

All stores operating under names Kroger, Owen’s, Pay Less, Scott’s, Gerbes, Ruler Foods, Dillons, Baker’s, Food4Less and  Jay C, located in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

Kroger is recalling the following item:

Product Consumer UPC Codes Size
Kroger Dessert Cups – Yellow Sponge Cake, 6-pack 11110-18550 All Codes 6.5 oz.

Customers who have purchased any of the products described above should not consume them and should return them to a store for a full refund or replacement.

Customers who have questions may contact Kroger at 1-800-KROGERS, Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m. ET and Saturday through Sunday 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. ET.

Every day, the Kroger Family of Companies makes a difference in the lives of eight and a half million customers and 443,000 associates who shop or serve in 2,796 retail food stores under a variety of local banner names in 35 states and the District of Columbia. Kroger and its subsidiaries operate an expanding ClickList offering – a personalized, order online, pick up at the store service – in addition to our 2,255 pharmacies, 784 convenience stores, 319 fine jewelry stores, 220 retail health clinics, 1,445 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food production plants in the United States. Kroger is recognized as one of America’s most generous companies for its support of more than 100 Feeding America food bank partners, breast cancer research and awareness, the military and their families, and more than 145,000 community organizations including schools. A leader in supplier diversity, Kroger is a proud member of the Billion Dollar Roundtable.

* We believe that none of the product being recalled were processed or offered through the national office. 

  

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.
* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.
* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.

For full details on the recall, please visit:  https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm560940.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery