US/Silver Spring: King’s Pastry recalls various batch/lots of Tuxedo Bar Cakes and Chocolate Bar Cakes due to undeclared Hazelnuts, a known allergen, source of dietary intolerance and possible trigger of Anaphylaxis, a serious and potential fatal situation, requiring immediate medical intervention. FDA: http://ht.ly/hqRd308dHGW
Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm537818.htm
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Baked Goods are subject to this recall:
- Bakewell Desserts Chocolate Lava Cake 4″ by 4″, four (4) ounce (113 gram) portion; UPC: 685961103092
- Cappuccino Carnival Cake, two (2) kilogram portion; UPC: 10685961100814
- Chocolate Bar Cake 12″ by 4″, 1050 gram portion; UPC: 685961101357
- Mango Carnival Cake, 2.5 kilogram portion; UPC: 10685961100913
- Tuxedo Bar Cake 12″ by 4″, 1050 gram portion; UPC: 685961100381
- Tuxedo Bar Cake 12″ by 4″, 1050 gram portion; UPC: 685961101234
Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cakes and Bars can be found on the Web site above.
According to the FDA, King’s Pastry has recalled various batch/lots of Tuxedo Bar Cakes and Chocolate Bar Cakes because the products contain Hazelnuts, an ingredient not listed on the product label. The recalled food products were distributed to retail stores and food service establishments in Illinois, Hawaii, Massachusetts and New York, as follows:
- The Tuxedo Bar Cakes and Chocolate Bar Cakes were sold in a clear, rectangular semi-rigid plastic “domes” with a black plastic base.
- The Chocolate Lava Cakes were sold in clear, square-shaped rigid plastic containers sealed with plastic film. This wrapped Cakes is then packaged in a square-shaped thin cardboard box.
- The Cappuccino Carnival Cakes and Mango Carnival Cakes were packaged in cardboard trays and sold in cafeterias.
Please note: all King’s Pastry products purchased before January 1, 2017 are subject to this recall.
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If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of these recalled Baked Goods and could be allergic to their Hazelnut ingredients, have a close family member who is allergic or has previously experienced Anaphylaxis or are unsure of your allergy status, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.
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If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Mr. Kevin Chan at King’s Pastry at 1-905-238-8328, extension 115 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.
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Recalls Direct RIN: 8160-2017
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Filed under: Allergens & Intolerances, Anaphylaxis, Food & Drink, Nuts & tree nuts, US FDA | Tagged: Baked Goods, Bakewell, FDA, King's Pastry, Recalls Direct RIN: 8160-2017, Tuxedo Bar Cakes, undeclared hazelnut hazard, undeclared nut hazard, US Food and Drug Administration |