CBS12-A voluntary recall has been issued for hamburger and hot dog buns sold at popular retailers, including Publix, Piggly Wiggly and Walmart, after plastic pieces were found in the food. Flower Foods Inc., issued the recall for buns and other baked goods on Tuesday due to the potential presence of hard plastic pieces were found in production equipment that could have been transferred to the product.
Tennessee is among several states where the buns were sold, according to a news release. Other states include Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Many popular brands are under the recall, including Great Value sold at Walmart, Wonder bread, Publix brand, and Nathans. No related injuries or illnesses have been reported.
Click here for the list of recalls. Consumers should discard the affected product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may call Flowers' Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921.
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