Entenmann’s Little Bites recalled for plastic contamination

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HORSHAM, P.A. (WNCT) – Bimbo Bakeries has issued a voluntary recall for an unspecified number of its Entenmann’s Little Bites fudge brownies, chocolate chip muffins and variety packs that may contain “small pieces of plastic.”

The recall notice warned of a “choking and/or cutting hazard.”

It affects brownies and chocolate chip muffin packages with a “best by” date of October 8, and variety packs with a “best by” date of September 24. All of the affected products were shipped to retailers in at least 30 states within the past two weeks.

The packages sold in North Carolina are the Entenmann’s Little Bites Variety – 20 pack (Fudge Brownies, Chocolate Chip Muffins and Blueberry Muffins – Net Weight 2 lb. 2.5 oz.) with a Best By Date of September 24, 2016/3098 and a UPC Code 7203001799.

In a press release, Bimbo Bakeries says it received complaints from consumers who found plastic in the product, and an injury was reported. Bimbo Bakeries said it determined the problem stems a “manufacturing failure at a contract manufacturer’s bakery in Illinois.”

A list of recalled products and their UPC codes can be found here.

The company is offering full refunds to customers who return a recalled box to its place of purchase. Consumers can get more information by calling 1-800-984-0989.

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