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February 21, 2003

Barbara Lotts Cakes Has Recalled pound cakes

 (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said that Barbara Lotts Cakes has recalled the following types of pound cakes: Lemon, Butter, Sour Cream, Cream Cheese, Pineapple, Banana, Sock it to Me, Kentucky, because it may contain undeclared food allergens. People who have an allergy or sensitivity to nuts, eggs, FD&C Yellow #5 run the risk of serious or life threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.

Products were distributed in South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida. They were delivered by delivery trucks to Bi Lo Food Chain, Premier Foods, Piggly Wiggly, Food Lion.

Products are packed in a plastic base and covered with a rigid plastic dome with a Barbara Lotts Cakes label on them. They will have a number in the top left hand corner which will be 40, 41, 42.

To date no illnesses have been reported.

The recall was initiated after it was discovered that the products containing the allergens did not declare them. A subsequent investigation indicated the problem was caused by a temporary breakdown in the company's production and packaging processes.

Consumers can return product for a full refund to the store where they purchased them. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 229-776-5428.


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