UPDATE: A new dessert recall has been issued this week — be sure to read all about it
Kroger Co. recently issued a recall for a variety of baked goods because of the possibility the items may contain metal fragments. Specifically, the Kroger recall went into effect earlier this month and if you purchased any baked goods from the grocery giant in recent weeks, you’ll definitely want to take a close look at the items at issue. Note that the recalled products were all sold under the Country Oven brand. And if you have any, you need to be sure not to consume them.
You’ll find everything you need to know about this Kroger recall below. Since so many different products are affected, you should definitely spend some time going through the list to ensure you don’t have any of them. It’s better to be safe than sorry. There are a lot of cases lately for recalls.
The items subject to the Kroger recall
All told, the Kroger recall involves nearly 20 unique food items. As to how metal fragments possibly got into the finished products, Kroger says that metal fragments may have somehow gotten into the starch used during the baking process.
As a result, be on the lookout for the following items in your pantry. And again, note that all of the items here are under the Country Oven brand.
- Cinnamon Rolls in 4-ounce and 2.5-ounce packages
- White Cake
- Chocolate Cake
- White/Vanilla Cake
- Yellow/Vanilla Cake
- Chocolate/Vanilla Cake
- Yellow Cake
- Bowtie Danish
- Cheese Pocket
- Angel Food Cake
- Yellow/Fudge Cake
- Red Velvet Cake
- Marble Cake
- Chocolate/Fudge Cake Single Slices
- Yellow/Caramel Cake Single Slices
- Caramel Apple Double Layer Cake
- Boston Cream Cake Double Layer Cake
- Raspberry Cake
- Party Baloon Cake
If you’d like more information about relevant UPC codes, you can check that out over here.
All told, the items at issue were available for purchase at stores across nearly 30 states. The states where the items were sold include South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Missouri, Ohio, Kentucky, West Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, Nebraska, Kansas, California, Oregon, Arkansas, Washington, Idaho, Colorado, Louisiana, Montana, New Mexico, Nevada, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming, Virginia, and Utah.
In light of the above, anyone with the items listed here should throw them away immediately. Do not risk keeping them around.
Incidentally, there have been a few notable Kroger recalls this month. For example, nearly 100,000 pounds of chicken at Trader Joe’s and Kroger were recalled because it might be contaminated with foreign materials. And that’s just one example. See more examples below.
Users with questions about the Kroger recall can contact the company at 1-800-KROGERS Monday through Friday. The line is open from 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM EST, and Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 AM to 9:30 PM EST.
More recalls to worry about
These products aren’t the only ones being recalled in the past month. Take a look at the list of other recalls and make sure that your home is safe.
- Urgent supplement recall caused by exploding bottles – read this now
- Massive salad recall hits salads from Dole, Kroger, and more brands
- Urgent meat recall: 234,000 pounds were sold so check your fridge now
- New frozen veggie recall issued because people are breaking their teeth – see if you have any
- Critical recall: Top COVID-19 drug recalled for the first time, read this now
- 28,000 pounds of meat across 7 states hit with major USDA recall
- Urgent Target recall: People are getting sliced open by this recalled product
- Bagged salad recall: Check your fridge for these dangerous salad kits
- Costco & ShopRite recall: If you bought these delicious desserts, throw them out