Tastykake Chocolate Cupcakes recalled
Flowers Foods, Inc. is voluntarily recalling their Tastykake multi-pack cupcake products because they may be contaminated with foreign materials, specifically tiny fragments of metal mesh wire, according to a Department of Defense All Food and Drug Activity message sent Nov. 1.
The recall is a result of possible contamination of a vendor-supplied ingredient. Consumption of foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed.
The Defense Commissary Agency has publicized this recall to all its stores, said Richard Stith, chief, public health division, DeCA headquarters at Fort Lee, Virginia. Whenever a commissary has recalled or withdrawn products in its inventory, they are immediately removed from store shelves.
The following products are affected by this recall:
- Tastykake Chocolate Cupcakes, 12.75 ounces, 6 2-count packs: UPC 0-25600-00219-3 with “enjoy by” dates of Dec. 14, 18 and 21.
- Tastykake Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes, 14.25 ounces, 6 2-count packs: UPC 0-25600-00223-0 with “enjoy by” dates of Dec. 14 and 18.
- Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes, 14.25 ounces, 6 2-count packs: UPC 0-25600-00230-8 with “enjoy by” dates of Dec. 14 and 18.
- Tastykake Buttercreme Iced Creme Filled Chocolate Cupcakes, 2.4 ounces, sold individually from 6-count box with UPC 0-25600-00230-8: UPC 0-25600-00004-5 with an “enjoy by” date of Dec. 18.
No injuries have been reported related to this recall. Customers should return the product to the commissary of purchase for a full refund.
Customers with questions may contact Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. ET.