On Friday, Aldi announced that it was recalling select Tastykake desserts, including the Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Crème Filled Chocolate Cupcakes and Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets. According to Aldi, the desserts may contain metal mesh wire.
Tastykake is a subsidiary of Georgia-based Flowers Foods. Tastykake desserts are sold in other stores besides Aldi and the recall affects other stores. The FDA is currently tracking the recall, which in total affects products in seven states plus the District of Columbia. The Aldi-specific portion of the recall affects three states: Delaware, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania.
You can read the Aldi press release below, which includes UPC information about the specific products.
In Association with Flowers Foods, Inc., ALDI Voluntarily Recalls Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Crème Filled Chocolate Cupcakes and Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets From Select Stores Due to the Potential Presence of a Foreign Material
Batavia, Ill. (November 5, 2021) – In cooperation with Flowers Foods, Inc., and out of an abundance of caution, ALDI is voluntarily recalling Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Crème Filled Chocolate Cupcakes and Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets from select stores as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of metal mesh wire.
Upon notification from the supplier, ALDI immediately removed the affected products from select ALDI stores in Delaware, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The affected products are:
To date, no injuries or incidents related to these products have been reported. No other ALDI products are affected by this recall.
ALDI takes the safety and integrity of the products it sells seriously. If customers have product affected by this voluntary recall, they should discard it immediately or return it to their local store for a full refund.
Customers may contact Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921 for more information.
ALDI sincerely regrets any inconvenience and concern this voluntary recall may cause.