If you’re planning to have a burger or hot dog, or to serve dinner rolls, you’ll want to be sure to check the packaging as numerous brands produced by Flowers Foods Inc. are being recalled.
Flowers Foods Inc. issued the voluntarily recall of certain hamburger and hot dog buns and other bakery products on July 9 due to the potential presence of small pieces of hard plastic that may have been introduced during production. The plastic pieces were reportedly found in production equipment.
Consumption of product may cause a choking hazard; So far, No related injuries or illnesses have been reported, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Any affected product should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Products which all have “best by” dates of July 18 and 19, were distributed retailers in 18 states, including Texas, under a variety of brand names, including Wonder, Sunbeam, Laura Lynn, Great Value, Nature’s Own, Clover Valley, 7-11 and Flowers.
Some of the recalled items include, by produce description, UPC, best by date and lot number:
|CLOVER VALLEY 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS||70210007595||July 18 and July 19 2019||111, 180|
|CLOVER VALLEY 8CT HOT DOG BUNS||70210007601||July 19 2019||111, 180|
|GREAT VALUE 100% WHOLE WHEAT HAMBURGER BUNS||78742008004||July 18 2019||111|
|GREAT VALUE 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS||78742223759||July 18 and July 19 2019||111, 180|
|GREAT VALUE 8CT HOT DOG BUNS||78742097282||July 19 2019||111, 180|
|SUNBEAM 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS||77633063283||July 19 2019||180|
|SUNBEAM 8CT HOT DOG BUNS||77633063740||July 19 2019||180|
|WM 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS (PAN PARA SANDWICH)||78742048680||July 18 2019||111|
|WONDER 12CT DINNER ROLLS||72250074216||July 18 2019||180|
|WONDER 24CT DINNER ROLLS||72250011693||July 18 2019||180|
|WONDER 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS||72250021098||July 18 2019||111|
|WONDER 8CT HONEY HAMBURGER BUNS||72250021128||July 18 2019||111|
|WONDER 8CT HOT DOG BUNS||72250021081||July 19 2019||111, 180|
|WONDER PULL-A-PART BBQ BREAD||72250020923||July 18 2019||180|
|NATURAL GRAIN 12CT HOT DOG BUNS||73105920597||July 18 2019||111|
|NATURAL GRAIN 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS||73105920580||July 18 2019||111|
|NATURE’S OWN 8CT 100% WHOLE WHEAT HAMBURGER BUNS||72250003988||July 18 2019||111|
|NATURE’S OWN 8CT BUTTER HAMBURGER BUNS||72250023139||July 18 2019||111|
|OVEN FRESH 8CT HAMBURGER BUNS||72250024716||July 18 and July 19 2019||111, 180|
|OVEN FRESH 8CT HOT DOG BUNS||72250024389||July 19 2019||111, 180|
Questions regarding the recall may be directed to Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST. Consumers also may contact the center by leaving a message at www.flowersfoods.com/contact/consumers.