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Schnucks Bakery Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Pecans in German Chocolate Cake Labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow”

For Immediate Release

August 8, 2017



Schnucks Consumer Affairs


Paul Simon
Schnuck Markets, Inc.


Schnucks Bakery, a St. Louis, Mo. establishment, is issuing an allergy alert on 13 German Chocolate Cakes labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow” that contain pecans that are not listed on the ingredient label. Those with an allergy or severe sensitivity to pecans run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.

The cakes are approximately one pound in weight, packaged in small plastic cake domes and were sold in 12 Schnucks retail stores in Missouri, Illinois and Indiana. Please see below for a complete list of affected stores.

Customers are urged to check for:

German Chocolate Cake Labeled as “Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake Chocolate Iced Yellow”
UPC: 41318 31168
Sell By Date: 8/12/17 – 8/14/17

The mislabeling was brought to the company’s attention by an employee. There have been no reports of illness associated with consumption of this product to date.

Schnucks Customers who purchased the affected product from Schnucks Bakery departments are encouraged to return it to their store of purchase for a full refund. Those with questions regarding the recall should contact the Schnucks Consumer Affairs department at 314-994-4400, Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. CDT. Media with questions can contact Paul Simon, Schnucks senior communications specialist, at 314-994-4603.

Schnucks stores affected by this recall:

Des Peres
Butler Hill


12332 Manchester Road
9074 Overland Plaza
74 Grandview Plaza
5055 Arsenal
4333 Butler Hill Road


Des Peres, MO 63131
Overland, MO 63114
Florissant, MO 63033
St. Louis, MO 63139
St. Louis, MO 63128

Granite City
Belleville West
Cherry Valley


3100 Madison Ave.
5720 North Belt West
2222 Troy Road
2206 Barnes Blvd.
975 South Annie Glidden Road

Granite City, IL 62040
Belleville, IL 62226
Edwardsville, IL 62025
Cherry Valley, IL 61112
DeKalb, IL 60115


5000 Washington Ave.
8301 Bell Oaks Drive

Evansville, IN 47715
Newburgh, IN 47630


Product Photos

  • Product label, Schnucks Bakery Deluxe Petite Cake, Chocolate Iced Yellow
  • Product image, German Chocolate Cake

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