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September 22, 2000

Pillsbury Bread Recalled for Undeclared Allergen

Kansas City, MO (SafetyAlerts) - Interstate Brands West Corporation has announced that it is recalling 605 loaves of Pillsbury 24oz wheat bread distributed in the Las Vegas, NV market area on September 18th and 19th.

The bread contains soy fiber and is normally packaged in a bag that declares soy fiber on the ingredient legend. The product that was distributed on Monday and Tuesday however was packaged in a new bag that did not include soy fiber on the ingredient legend. Soy is an allergen that affects a small percentage of the population.

All the product that remained on food store shelves was picked up Wednesday September 20, 2000. No other varieties of Pillsbury breads are affected by this recall and all Pillsbury bread distributed after Thursday September 21st will be properly labeled.

Any consumers with questions about this recall should call Interstate Brands' Consumer Affairs Department at 800 777 8067 X 4010.

The product can be identified by it's UPC Code 18000 66206 and the following date codes:
            SEP25D 22261 0921    
            SEP25E 22261 0921
            SEP25F 22261 0921
            SEP25G 22261 0921

            SEP26D22262 0922
            SEP26E 22262 0922
            SEP26F 22262 0922
            SEP26G 22262 0922

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