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Kroger announces recall due to pecan contamination

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The Kroger Co. Atlanta Division said today it is recalling select in-store made Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon sold in 4 states because it may contain pecans not listed on the label.

Customers who purchased the product between December 30, 2012 and February 4, 2013, 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.

The Kroger stores in the following states that are included in this recall are: Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and eastern Tennessee.

Item Description:

Kroger is recalling the following:

  • Bakery Mardi Gras King Cake Cinnamon, in-store made, with "sell by" dates of February 7, 2013 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). For more information, please visit www.kroger.com/recalls.

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