November 30, 2001Golden Chocolate Issues Allergy Alert on
Undeclared Eggs in Raisin Pound Cake
Brooklyn, NY (SafetyAlerts)
- The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Golden Chocolate
Raisin Pound Cake in 14 oz. and 2 lb. loaves because it contained undeclared
eggs. People who have an allergy to eggs run the risk of serious or
life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
This is the first public notice of
recall issued by the FDA.
The Raisin Pound Cake
was distributed to retail stores throughout Brooklyn, NY.
The Raisin Pound Cake was wrapped in clear, cellophane packages without any
codes, in 14 oz. and 2 lb. sizes. This product has a shelf life of 7-14
days. The recall covers product that did not list eggs in the ingredient
statement. Product labeling has been revised. Product that declares eggs on
the labeling is not affected by this recall.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after the State of Florida discovered that the
product containing eggs was distributed in packaging that did not declare
the presence of eggs. A follow up inspection by the FDA revealed that the
problem was due to an error by the manufacturer to declare eggs on the
Consumers who have purchased Raisin Pound Cake that does not declare eggs
are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers
with questions may contact the company at 1-718-330-1000.