metal fragment fears prompt FDA recall

You’re not baked; this information is actual. Flowers Meals is voluntarily recalling sure Tastykakes cupcakes resulting from considerations that there may be tiny items of metal mesh wire in them.

The recall covers the next multi-packs offered in shops in Delaware; Maryland; New Jersey; New York; Pennsylvania; Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and West Virginia:

  • Tastykake Chocolate Cupcakes, 12.75 oz. (6-2ct), UPC #0-25600-00219-3, with “get pleasure from by” dates of December 14, 18, and 21
  • Tastykake Creme Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes, 14.25oz (6-2ct), UPC #0-25600-00223-0, with “get pleasure from by” dates of December 14 and 18
  • Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Creme Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes, 14.25oz (6-2ct), UPC #0-25600-00230-8, with “get pleasure from by” dates of December 14 and 18
  • Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Creme Stuffed Chocolate Cupcakes, 14.25oz (6-2ct, Internal packages offered individually), UPC #0-25600-00004-5, with “get pleasure from by” dates of December 14 and 18

Flowers Meals discovered of the doable downside when an ingredient vendor alerted the corporate about doable contamination in its provided product.

There have been zero or accidents or incidents reported, stemming from these candy snacks, based on the U.S. Meals and Drug Administration, which is advising people to not eat the cupcakes, however quite return them to the place they have been bought for a full refund.

Anybody with questions is requested to name Flowers Meals at 866-245-8921 weekdays 8 a.m.-5 p.m. or contact the corporate by means of its web site.

Thomasville, Georgia-based Flowers Meals, Inc. (NYSE: FLO) is among the largest producers of packaged bakery meals in the US; firm gross sales have been $4.4 billion final 12 months. Its different manufacturers embody Marvel, Sunbeam, Mrs. Freshley’s, and Dave’s Killer Bread.

Its inventory was $24.83 per share, up 8 cents or 0.30%, in late morning buying and selling.