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Recall -- Firm Press Release

 

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Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. Announces Recall of Bimbo Soft White Bread Due To Undeclared Milk

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 12, 2010 – HORSHAM, PA  - Bimbo Bakeries USA, Inc. is recalling Bimbo brand Soft White Bread (1 lb. 4 oz. or 567 grams) sold in California, Idaho, Oregon and Washington because it may contain undeclared milk. People who have an allergy to milk run the risk of life threatening or serious allergic reaction if they consume the product.

The product being recalled has a red band of color above the clear bag window on the front of bread bag and square lock tab closures in the colors and dates as follows:

white tab - 6/14 or 6/21
blue tab - 6/15
tan tab - 6/17
green tab - 6/18
red tab - 6/20

The company announced the recall after it was discovered that the product containing milk was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of milk.

The company has received no reports of illness or injuries.

All products with the above code dates are being removed from store shelves. No other Bimbo brand products are affected.

Consumers with allergies to milk who have purchased the product 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.

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