Ikea withdraws chocolate cakes due to 'fecal' bacteria
If you thought the horse meat debacle was bad, you might want to stop reading before you lose your lunch or love of chocolate cake.
The Independent reports that Ikea, the world’s leading flat-pack furniture retailer, has withdrawn chocolate almond cake sold in its stores in 23 countries after it was found to contain sewage bacteria.
Faecal coliforms, bacteria normally found in human and animal waster, were detected in Ikea cake sold in China. The affected batches of the cake with chocolate and butterscotch all came from the same Swedish supplier, which exports to stores across the world, according to The Independent.
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