For Immediate Release
April 27, 2016
Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores, is voluntarily recalling its 32 ounce Bakery Crème Cakes and 14 ounce Bakery Sliced Crème Cakes, because the products may contain undeclared peanuts.
The 32 ounce Bakery Crème Cakes and 14 ounce Bakery Sliced Crème Cakes were distributed through all BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores throughout Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina in all counties.
The products were sold between April 11, 2016 and April 26, 2016, with UPC codes of 205509000005, 205510000001, 205473000001, 205508000006, 205476000008, 205506000008, 205474000000 and 269740000002.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie stores have received no reports of illness from customers associated with consumption of this product and all affected product in the stores has been discarded.
The recall was initiated after Southeastern Grocers was informed by Benson’s Bakery, the supplier of the bakery cakes, that the bakery products potentially contained peanuts in packaging that did not reveal the presence of peanuts.
Consumers who have this product at home, and have a peanut allergy, should discard the product and return to the store for a full refund. To receive the refund, customers may present proof of purchase through a receipt or the product-packaging label.
Customers with questions about the recalled products may contact the Southeastern Grocers Customer Call Center toll free at 866-946-6349, Mon. – Fri., 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. EDT, and Sat., 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. EDT.
About Southeastern Grocers
Southeastern Grocers, LLC, parent company and home of BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie grocery stores, is the second-largest supermarket in the Southeast based on store count. The company employs nearly 60,000 associates who serve customers in approximately 750 grocery stores, 140 liquor stores and 500 in-store pharmacies throughout the seven southeastern states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina and South Carolina. BI-LO, Harveys and Winn-Dixie are well-known and well-respected regional brands with deep heritages, strong neighborhood ties, proud histories of giving back, talented and loyal associates, and strong commitments to providing the best possible quality and value to customers. For more information, visit www.bi-lo.com, www.harveyssupermarkets.com and www.winndixie.com.