The American branch of the Mexican multinational bakery business Grupo Bimbo deliberately recalls Entenmann’s Little Bites muffins and brownies because of a cutting and/or choking hazard that has harmed at the least one person.
The recall from Bimbo Bakeries USA Inc. of Horsham, PA included:
- Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies 5 pack boxes, Best By Oct. 8, 2016, Net Weight 9.75 oz.
- Chocolate Chip Muffins 5 pack boxes, Best By Oct. 8, 2016, Net Weight 8.25 oz.
- Chocolate Chip Muffins 10 pack boxes, Best By Oct. 8, 2016, Net Weight 1 lb. 0.5 oz.
- Little Bites Variety 20 pack, Chocolate Chip Muffins, Fudge Brownies and Blueberry Muffins Best By Sept. 24, 2016, Net Weight 2 lb. 2.5 oz.,
To conclude whether goods are included in the recall, customers and retailers should investigate if the code ‘3098’ is close to the printed ‘Best By’ date on the surface of the box.
Of the recalled goods noted above, the only ones assigned in NC were the Entenmann’s Little Bites Variety 20 pack including Fudge Brownies, Blueberry Muffins, and Chocolate Chip Muffins.
According to the company’s recall notice, they have distributed multiple combinations of the recalled merchandises to 34 states.
The products were administered to markets within the last two weeks and are being withdrawn from store shelves. No other products were concerned.
The recall announcement was also posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website.
The company announced that tiny bits of plastic are found in the recalled products due to a manufacturing malfunction at a contract manufacturer’s bakery in Illinois. A news statement from the company declared that a single injury was announced and that they decided to recall the products after they have received consumer reports of plastic in the merchandise.
According to the recall notice, costumers who have bought the recalled merchandise should dispose of it, or they can present the product to its location of purchase for a full refund.
The number 1-800-984-0989 is available at any time, 24 hours a day, for costumers with questions.
Bimbo Bakeries is the biggest bakery organization in the United States and it is headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania owning six of the highest twelve fresh bread names in the United States, including Sara Lee, Entenmann’s, and Thomas. Forbes magazine rated Grupo Bimbo at #986 on the Forbes Global 2000.
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