Supermarket withdraws cake due to allergy concerns

Asda has recalled some of its cakes due to possible walnut contamination

Asda has recalled some of its cakes due to possible walnut contamination

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A UK supermarket has recalled batches of its Chocolate and Beetroot Cake due to allergy concerns.

Asda’s Extra Special Chocolate and Beetroot Cake has been withdrawn from sale because some packs might contain Extra Special Carrot, Courgette and Orange Loaf Cake.

This contains walnuts, and this is not mentioned on the product label. This means the product is a possible health risk for anyone with an allergy to walnuts.

Products affected are the 276g Asda Extra Special Chocolate and Beetroot Cake with a ‘Best before’ date of 22 February 2016.

Asda advise anyone with an allergy to walnuts not to eat the product, instead returning their purchase to the store where it was bought for a full refund. Further information is also available by contacting Asda Customer Relations on 0800 952 0101.