Two different recalls were initiated after consumer complaints were registered about plastic pieces found in the product. One was for ravioli containing white plastic and the other was for small pieces of plastic in Entenmann’s muffins and brownies.
The recalls are unrelated. No injuries have been reported.
FDA Recall Notice
Wegmans Announces Voluntary Recall for One Date Code of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, Which May Contain Pieces of White Plastic
For Immediate Release
September 2, 2016
Consumers Wegmans Consumer Affairs Dept 1-855-934-3663
Media Valerie Fox 585-720-5713
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ROCHESTER, N.Y. – Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is voluntarily recalling one date code of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, 9 oz. (UPC # 0-77890-38934), sold between Tuesday, Aug. 2 and Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 because the product may contain pieces of white plastic. Only product labeled with a use or freeze by date of Sept. 30, 2016 is included in the recall. This product, produced by O’ Sole Mio in Quebec, Canada, is packaged in a plastic tray and sold in a refrigerated case in the dairy department.
Approximately 1,638 units of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, 9 oz. were sold in 90 Wegmans stores located in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. Wegmans reports that all product with the affected code date is no longer on store shelves.
There have been no injuries reported to date associated with this product.
The recall was initiated because Wegmans was notified by customers that white plastic pieces were found in the product. Wegmans will place automated phone calls to customers who purchased the product using their Shoppers Club card.
Customers who purchased the recalled product from Wegmans should return it to the service desk for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact Wegmans Consumer Affairs Department toll free at 1-855-934-3663 Monday through Friday, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Eastern time.
Wegmans Food Markets, Inc. is a 90-store supermarket chain with stores in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts. The family-owned company, recognized as an industry leader and innovator, is celebrating its 100th anniversary in 2016. Wegmans has been named one of the ‘100 Best Companies to Work For by FORTUNE magazine for 19 consecutive years, ranking #4 in 2016.
FDA Recall Notice
Voluntary Recall of Cartons of Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies 5 Pack (Best By Date Oct 8, 2016), Chocolate Chip Muffins 5 Pack and 10 Pack (Best By Date Oct 8, 2016) and Variety 20 Pack – Fudge Brownies, Chocolate Chip Muffins and Blueberry Muffins (Best By Date Sep 24, 2016) due to Choking and/or Cutting Hazard from Presence of Small Pieces of Plastic
For Immediate Release
August 31, 2016
Consumers Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. 1-800-984-0989
HORSHAM, PA – Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. has initiated a voluntary recall of Entenmann’s Little Bites Fudge Brownies (5 pack), Chocolate Chip Muffins (5 pack and 10 pack boxes) and Variety Pack (20 pack) due to the presence of small pieces of plastic caused by a manufacturing failure at a contract manufacturer’s bakery in Illinois. The product being recalled has “Best By” dates, UPC codes and was distributed in the states identified below. In each case, the code number “3098” is printed next to the Best By date on the outside of the box.
The product was distributed to retail stores in the last two weeks.
The company announced the recall after receiving consumer reports of plastic in product. One injury was reported. FDA has been notified on this voluntary recall.
All recalled products are being removed from store shelves. No other Entenmann’s products are affected.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product should dispose of it or they can return the product to its place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-984-0989 at any time 24 hours a day.