Why you should not buy cake from a cake shop: The CDC

A woman walks into a cake store in Indianapolis, Indiana, Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2018.

The CDC says that, while it’s common for people to eat cake at the grocery store, it is not recommended for people who are sick or have serious medical conditions.

It says people should avoid eating cake that contains any type of preservatives or artificial flavors.

(AP Photo/The Indianapolis Star, Kevin Jairaj)