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Food Protection Home > Recalls and Advisories > 2008 Recalls > KFC Corporation Voluntarily Recalling Double Chocolate Chip Cakes KFC Corporation Voluntarily Recalling Double Chocolate Chip Cakes

From the information provided by FDA, the recalled products were distributed in the State of Indiana. The recalled products were distributed through KFC restaurants. In addition, if any recalled product is found, please notify Dan Gala at this office at 317-233-7360.

Suggested Action For:  Allergy Alert; Undeclared eggs, milk, wheat, soy and tree nuts in Double Chocolate Chip Cakes; recommend notification to affected stores via phone, fax or e-mail.


KFC Issues a Nationwide Allergy Alert, Recalls Unlabeled Double Chocolate Chip Cakes

Media Contact:
Rick Maynard, KFC Public Relations
502-874-8100

KFC Corporation is voluntarily recalling its Double Chocolate Chip Cakes because they contain eggs, milk, wheat, soy ingredients and possibly traces of tree nuts, and are not individually labeled with ingredient information.

The cakes are being recalled because people who have an allergy to eggs, milk, wheat, soy ingredients or tree nuts run the risk of a serious or life-threatening reaction if they consume this product. There is no health risk for consumers who are not allergic to any ingredients in the product.

The recalled cakes were distributed nationwide at KFC restaurants.

The product comes in a round 16-ounce package with a black or clear plastic bottom and a clear plastic dome.

There is one reported allergic reaction to this product.

KFC will resume selling Double Chocolate Chip Cakes in the future after the product packaging has been modified to include ingredient information.

Ingredient information for Double Chocolate Chip Cakes and all KFC products can be found at http://www.kfc.com/nutrition/pdf/kfc_ingredients.pdf

Customers with these allergies who have purchased Double Chocolate Chip Cakes are urged to return them to a KFC restaurant for a full refund. Customers with questions can call 1-800-CALL-KFC.