Smith’s recalls carrot cake in seven states, including Utah, over unlabeled nuts

Posted at 4:46 PM, Apr 02, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-02 18:46:42-04

SALT LAKE CITY – Smith’s Food and Drug Stores have recalled a carrot cake sold in seven states because the confection contains walnuts that may not be listed on the label.

According to a press release from Smith’s Food and Drug, “People who are allergic to walnuts could have a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. For consumers who are not allergic to walnuts, there is no safety issue with the product.”

So far there have not been any customer illnesses reported in connection with the cakes.

The press release provided the following information about the recalled products and their UPC codes, which can be returned at stores for a full refund.

  • Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake, 1/4 sheet filled. Packaged on or before April 1, 2015. UPC Code: 41573-07058
  • Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake Slice, 5 oz. Packaged on or before April 1, 2015. UPC Code: 750903-91714
  • Smith’s Bakery Fresh Carrot Cake, 1/8 Sheet. Packaged on or before April 1, 2015. UPC Code: 770118-22460

The recall applies to cakes sold in stores in Utah, Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Idaho and Wyoming.

The product has been removed from shelves and a customer recall has been issued that will alert customers who may have purchased the product. According to the press release: “Customers who have questions about this recall may contact Smith’s Customer Connect toll-free at 800-576-4377. For more information, please [click here]