Recall Natures Own Butterbread

December 3, 2011

Nature's Own Butterbread has been voluntarily removed from store shelves in some Florida and Southeast Georgia counties, because they may contain small flakes of aluminum. 

The products involve have a best by date of 12/7/11 and the UPC code is 72250-04919. No other products are affected. 

From the site: 


Nature's Own Butterbread, in 20-oz. packages with both the date and code noted above may contain small flakes of aluminum. No injuries have been reported. Only a small number of loaves may have been affected, and the company has already pulled loaves with the specified date and code from the counties noted. Grocers in these counties are advised to withdraw from sale any Nature's Own Butterbread with the date and code noted that may still be in their possession and hold it for pickup by the company. The production issue related to this matter has been corrected.

Consumers in the counties noted are asked to return Nature's Own Butterbread with both the best by date and UPC code noted to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. Consumers with questions may contact Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921. The center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. Consumers also may contact the center via e-mail by visiting the Contact Us page at

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