Plastic bits in cake prompt Price Chopper recall
Friday, January 13, 2012 - 9:00 am

Price Chopper Supermarkets is issuing a voluntary recall on two sizes of its bakery’s Central Market Classics Tres Leches cakes because there might be bits of plastic in them.

They are recalling the the 5 inch cake, UPC 41735-26013, and the 8 inch, UPC 41735-2518.

Price Chopper operates stores in Potsdam, Canton, Massena, Gouverneur and Ogdensburg in St. Lawrence County.

Rich Foods, the manufacturer of the cake layers contained in this product, has notified Price Chopper that they may contain plastic fragments.

Though these specialty cakes have been available in stores since July 10, 2011, no plastic fragments or illnesses have been reported.

In addition to alerting the media, Price Chopper has initiated its Smart Reply notification program, which uses purchase data and consumer phone numbers on file in connection with the company’s AdvantEdge (loyalty) card to alert those households that may have purchased the product in question.

Customers can return the product to their local Price Chopper for a full refund.

For more information, visit the pricechopper.com website or call Price Chopper at 1-800-666-7667, option 3 between the hours of 8:30am and 7:00pm.

Price Chopper operates stores in Potsdam, Canton, Gouverneur, Ogdensburg and Massena in St. Lawrence County.