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This Walmart Bakery Item Was Just Recalled in 23 States, Says FDA

And five other active recalls on groceries sold nationwide that you should know about right now. (Really.)

If grocery shopping was one of your weekend chores, you'll want to read this: In an unusual move, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced three food recalls over the weekend for issues related to food safety, in addition to several recalls that occurred at the week's close. The recalls apply to groceries that are sold at 45 Whole Foods locations, and also Walmart, Target, Meijer, PetSmart, and other retailers. Here's what you need to know.

The FDA typically publishes recall announcements strictly during the week, but Saturday—after one seafood company revealed they'd received reports of nine cases of Salmonella illness—the agency followed up with time-sensitive notifications related to products connected to that seafood that could still be on shelves.

Keep reading for the details (and if you bought any of these products, learn the specifics and what you should do here). Also, check out This Popular French Bakery Chain Just Opened Its First Walmart Locations. (Editor's note: Images are representations of the foods listed.)

Walmart Marketside Chocolate Candy Cookie Cake (Made with M&Ms)


Thursday, the FDA announced a recall, due to the possible presence of undeclared peanuts, in Chocolate Candy Cookie Cakes sold at Walmart bakeries in the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and West Virginia.

Customers with questions about the Walmart recall may call (973) 779-8500 ext. 205.

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Simply Nourish Frozen Dog Food

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Friday, Simply Nourish recalled 51,000 packages of frozen dog food for elevated levels of Vitamin D, which may lead to kidney dysfunction, as well as symptoms that are less serious but also concerning. The recalled dog foods were two-pound and 4.5-pound packages of the following frozen Simply Nourish products: Chicken & Veggies, Beef & Barley, Turkey & Sweet Potato, and Pork & Veggies.

The announcement indicates that the products were distributed at select PetSmart stores nationwide. Consumers may call 1-800-938-6673.

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Several Brands of Frozen Shrimp

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Also Friday, Avanti Frozen Foods Pvt. Ltd recalled frozen shrimp sold nationwide dating back to November 2020 after the company received nine reports of consumer Salmonella cases.

The recalled frozen shrimp brands are: 365, Ahold, Big River, Censea, COS, CWNO Brand, First Street, Food Lion, Hannaford, Harbor Banks, HOS Meijer, Nature's Promise, Sand Bar, Sea Cove, Waterfront Bistro, Wellsleyfarms,  and WFNO Brands.

Avanti Foods is an international company. Consumers with questions may call +914023310260.

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Mai Cuisine Shrimp Tempura Kabuki Roll

The Avanti shrimp recall led to the Saturday recall of Mai Cuisine's Shrimp Tempura Kabuki Roll. The rolls were reportedly sold at 16 Target stores in Northern California with best-by dates of 8/13/2021 and 8/14/2021.

Also Saturday, another Mai division, Mai Franchising, recalled another seven varieties of sushi with the same best-by dates as the Target products. These other sushi types were sold at New Leaf Community Market locations, also in Northern California.

Consumers may call 484-223-4502.

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Other Ready-to-Eat Seafood Products Containing Cocktail Shrimp


Tracing back yet again to Friday's shrimp recall, Genji Pacific recalled seafood products that were also sold at 45 Whole Foods stores in Northern California. These include various sushi roll boxes, poke bowls, and lo mein products. Consumers may call 484-223-4502.

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Krissy Gasbarre
Krissy is a senior news editor at Eat This, Not That!, managing morning and weekend news related to nutrition, wellness, restaurants and groceries (with a focus on beverages), and more. Read more about Krissy