Texas among states named in two bread recalls
U.S. Food and Drug Administration
May 6, 2011, 4:49pm
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TRI-STATE Baking Company, L.L.C. Issues Allergy Alert On Undeclared Soy Flour, Soy Lecithin, And/Or Milk In Product
Tri-State Bakery, L.L.C. of Amarillo, Texas is recalling 24 ounce white and wheat breads purchased prior to May 2, 2011, identified through the description and the UPC and Item Codes listed below ("Recalled Bread"), because they may contain undeclared soy flour, soy lecithin, and milk. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to soy flour, soy lecithin, and milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The Recalled Bread was distributed to: TX (excluding El Paso area), NM, CO, OK, KS, AZ and it reached consumers through retail grocery stores.
Specific information on how the Recalled Bread can be identified is through the following Description and Codes:
Item# Descripton Of Products: UPC
01001 Tender Crust Stone Ground Wheat 24oz 41330-01001
01002 Allsup's Sandwich 24oz 00001-02001
01005 Lowe's Sandwich 24oz 41330-09999
01006 Allsup's Sandwich Wheat 24oz 00001-16013
01007 Tender Crust Large 24oz 41330-01007
01008 Tender Crust Sandwich 24oz 41330-01008
01009 Tender Crust Cracked Wheat 24oz 41330-10216
01010 Thriftway Sandwich Wheat 24oz 41330-09981
01011 Thriftway Sandwich 24oz 41330-09979
01012 Thriftway Large 24oz 41330-09980
01013 Tender Crust Split Top White 24oz 41330-01005
01014 Texas Toast-Thick Sliced 24oz 41330-01006
01020 Tender Crust Sandwich Wheat 24oz 41330-01020
01021 Tender Crust Split Top Wheat 24oz 41330-01021
01076 Shur-Fine Sandwich White 24oz 15400-21378
01077 Shur-Fine Large 24oz 15400-21377
01078 Shur-Fine Sandwich Wheat 24oz 15400-84014
01098 Country Market Sandwich White 24oz 70821-23461
01099 Country Market Sandwich Wheat 24oz 70821-70140
01250 Lowe's Sandwich Wheat 24oz 41330-01306
01251 Lowe's Split Top Wheat 24oz 41330-01307
01254 Lowe's Large Round Top 24oz 41330-01254
No illnesses have been reported to date relating to the consumption or use of the Recalled Bread.
The recall was initiated after Tri-State discovered that soy flour, soy lecithin, and milk are categorized as allergens, which are required to be listed on the package label for any products containing them.
Consumers who purchased the Recalled Bread are urged to return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Tri-State Baking, L.L.C. at 1-800-234-3661 ext.7848 Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Flowers Foods Issues Voluntary Recall on Certain English Muffins and One Bread Item
Flowers Foods today announces that, out of an abundance of caution, it is voluntarily recalling the products listed below with the following best by date codes: May 11th 0355 119 and May 12th 0355 120.
•Cobblestone Mill 16 oz 100% Whole Wheat Bread UPC 0 72250 04171 3
•Natural Grains Honey Wheat English Muffins UPC 0 73105 92029 0
•Nature’s Own Light Multi Grain English Muffins UPC 0 72250 00377 3
•Nature’s Own 100% Whole Wheat English Muffins UPC 0 72250 00376 6
•Nature’s Own Honey Wheat English Muffins UPC 0 72250 00876 1
•Sweetbay 100% Whole Wheat English Muffins UPC 0 99614 64218 8
These products, in packages with the codes noted, may contain small pieces of metal. No injuries have been reported.
The affected product may involve the following states--Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia--as well as the following areas: Southern California, southwest Colorado, southern Illinois, southeastern Kansas, south and central Nevada, southern New Jersey, southern Ohio, southern Pennsylvania, and extreme southwestern Utah.
The majority of the product involved was still in Flowers’ possession and has been pulled from the company’s distribution system. As an extra precaution, Flowers issued the voluntary recall and is proceeding to retrieve all affected product from the market. Grocers are advised to withdraw these products for sale and hold it for pickup by the company.
Consumers are urged to return these products with the best by date/UPC codes noted to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. Consumers with questions may contact Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921.