Tastykakes Taken Off Shelves Following Discovery of Wire Contaminants

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Flower Foods Inc. announced Wednesday that it was amending an earlier recall announcement for Tastykake multi-pack cupcakes to see definite Krimpets products arsenic good owed to the imaginable beingness of tiny fragments of metallic mesh wire.

The institution has done this arsenic a precautionary measurement “following notification by a vendor of the imaginable contamination successful a supplied constituent and is being amended pursuing further notification from the vendor,” according to the announcement.

The FDA said that nary injuries person been reported related to the recalled products. The archetypal callback was initiated connected Oct. 31. Customers are advised not to devour the products, and to discard them oregon instrumentality them backmost to the store for a afloat refund.

Flower Foods has released the merchandise details connected their website that see 12.75-ounce Tastykake Chocolate Cupcakes, 14.25-ounce Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes, 12-ounce Tastykake Butterscotch Krimpets, and 12-ounce Tastykake Jelly Krimpets among others.

Recalled Tastykake multi-pack cupcakes were distributed successful New York, Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Washington D.C., and Virginia, portion the Krimpets products were distributed nationwide. The institution is 1 of the largest packaged bakery merchandise companies successful the U.S.

Walmart has enactment retired a database (pdf) of much than 500 Sam’s Clubs and retail outlets wherever the products are sold. Target and Publix are different stores selling Tastykake items.

Based retired of Thomasville, Georgia, Flowers Foods had income of $4.4 cardinal successful 2020. They proviso immoderate of the country’s astir fashionable brands including Dave’s Killer Bread, Wonder Canyon Bakehouse, Nature’s Own, Mrs. Freshly’s, and Tastykake.

Flowers Foods’ representatives did not instantly respond to a petition for comment.

Other large recalls during the past fewer days see that of caller onions owed to fearfulness of salmonella sold by aggregate sources including HelloFresh, Everyplate, Green Giant (Potandon Produce), and MVP from Keeler Family Farms. There was a salmonella outbreak past week successful 37 states affecting 650 radical caused by full onions imported from Mexico and supplied by ProSource Inc.

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced past period that Butterball was recalling astir 14,107 pounds of crushed turkey products. The nutrient whitethorn beryllium contaminated with bluish plastic.

Consumers with questions whitethorn telephone Flowers’ user relations halfway astatine 1-866-245-8921. The halfway is unfastened Monday done Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. Consumers besides whitethorn interaction the halfway via email by visiting this website.

Naveen Athrappully


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