Hostess Recalls Snack Cakes And Donuts Due To Peanut Residue
Due to possible peanut residue, Hostess Brands has recalled select snack cakes and donuts.
As a direct recall from their flour supplier, Hostess is voluntarily recalling over 700,000 snack products including Ding Dongs, Zingers and Powdered Donuts, to name a few. Due to possible peanut residue from certain flour lots, the flour supplier has issued the recall out of caution.
Hostess has already been made aware of two allergic reactions caused by peanut allergens and want to avoid any further reactions.
For a full list of products that have been recalled, click HERE.
From the FDA:
This recall applies only to the products listed in the attachment. This recall does not affect any other Hostess Brands products. The Hostess Brands products affected by the recall include single serve (snack cakes and donuts), multipack boxes and bagged donuts. The products were sold to mass merchandisers, grocery stores, distributors, dollar stores, drug stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States and Mexico. Anyone who has purchased an affected product and who has a sensitivity or allergy to peanuts is encouraged to discard it or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions may contact 1-800-686-2813 Monday through Friday from 8 am to 8 pm Central time, and Saturday and Sunday from 8 am to 7 pm Central time. Consumers may also visit www.hostesscakes.com.