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Serious recall issued for 19 delicious desserts – throw them out now

Updated Jan 13th, 2022 8:41AM EST
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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.

Yoni Heisler Contributing Writer

Yoni Heisler has been writing about Apple and the tech industry at large with over 15 years of experience. A life long expert Mac user and Apple expert, his writing has appeared in Edible Apple, Network World, MacLife, Macworld UK, and TUAW.

When not analyzing the latest happenings with Apple, Yoni enjoys catching Improv shows in Chicago, playing soccer, and cultivating new TV show addictions.