The company behind several varieties of hamburger and hot dog buns has issued a voluntary recall of its products after discovering small pieces of hard plastic in its production equipment.
Affected products are labeled and sold under 7-Eleven, Bravo, Clover Valley, Family Style, Flowers, Food Depot, Outstanding Value, Grissom Mill, Hitchcock's, Pride, Ideal, Ingles, Laura Lynn, L & # 39; Oven Fresh, Market Mark Member Pantry, Natural Grain, Nature's Own, Fresh Baked, Piggly Wiggly, Publix, SE Grocery Stores, Sedano's Brands, Sunbeam, WM and Wonder.
Flower Foods stated that the products had been distributed to retailers in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia and West Virginia. all have a "Best By Date" between July 17 and 19.
A complete list of affected products can be found in the Food and Drug Administration's recall notice posted here.
The company said it had not received any information about an injury or illness related to the recall, but consumers should dispose of the affected products as they may suffocate.
The company said the product could be returned to the place of purchase for a refund, and that consumers with additional questions should contact Flowers' Customer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921.