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Safeway Recalls Bread in Parts of California and Nevada
Teena Massingill, 925-467-3810
Espe Greenwood, 925-467-2212
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Pleasanton, Calif., — March 9, 2007 — Safeway Inc. today announced it is voluntarily recalling several of its private label bread products sold at Safeway and Pak ’n Save stores in Northern California and Northwest Nevada. The products may contain wire fragments from production machinery. The recall does not affect products sold at the Company’s Vons or Pavilions stores.
The recall affects the following products with "Best Before" dates up to and including March 17, 2007. (Example: Mar 17)
|Product||UPC Code #|
|Pak ’n Save Wheat Bread||113827210002|
|Safeway Butter Top Wheat Bread||21130-18089|
|Safeway Butter Top White Bread||21130-18088|
|Safeway Crushed Wheat Bread||21130-18133|
|Safeway Super Kids Bread||21130-18336|
|Safeway Whole Grain Bread||21130-18147|
|Safeway Premium White Bread||21130-18325|
|Safeway Premium Wheat Bread||21130-18225|
|Safeway Oven Joy White Bread||007989305190|
|Safeway Oven Joy Wheat Bread||007989305191|
|Safeway Texas Toast Bread||21130-18198|
The recall also affects the following products with "Best Before" dates up to and including March 15, 2007. (Example: Mar 15)
|Pak ’n Save White Bread||003827210001|
|Safeway Premium White Sandwich Bread||21130-18330|
|Safeway Pan Blanco Bread||007989305010|
|Safeway French Toasting Bread||21130-18199|
|Safeway 100% Wheat Bread||21130-18207|
The "Best Before" date can be found on the plastic closure. The UPC number can be found on the bottom panel of bread bag. Customers who purchased these products in Northern California or Northwest Nevada can return the bread to their local store for a full refund.
While Safeway has received customer complaints, no injuries have been reported. The production machinery in question has been repaired and the production line cleaned. Safeway values its customers and apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.