DALLAS -- Low-fat and no-fat products recently took the cake in a Tom Thumb bakery ad.
to cakes, cookies, pies, and other items touted as low in fat, fat-free or no-sugar-added.
The featured item was a 9-inch angel food cake for $1.99. A large blurb on an illustration of the cake says "fat free." Low-fat pound cake was $2.99 for a 7-inch cake. Fat-free cookies in a 12-ounce box were $2.79. No-sugar-added, 8-inch apple or cherry pies were two for $5.
The ad invited consumers to: "Stop by our bakery department and choose from our large selection of fat-free, low-fat and no-sugar-added products for the health-conscious individual." Tom Thumb officials could not be reached for comment.