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December 12, 2000

Otis Spunkmeyer Recalls Certain Muffins

First public notice issued by FDA of 'completed recall'...

West Columbia, SC (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today that Otis Spunkmeyer is recalling certain Banana Nut Muffins and mixed muffin packages because the banana nut muffins may contain hair-like pieces of glass fibers.

This is the first public notice of this Class III recall issued by FDA.

Otis Spunkmeyer: a) Banana Nut Muffins, in single packs and three packs;
b) Mixed Muffins, 15 pack containing banana nut, blueberry and chocolate chip muffins.

RECALL #F-074/075-1.

Product Codes 00105 (individual muffins), 04105 (three pack muffins) and 15105 (fifteen pack product w/three muffin flavors - blueberry, banana nut and chocolate chip). Production codes 0B1172, OB2172 and OB4172. The third character represents a machine number.) Case Code OB172.

Otis Spunkmeyer, West Columbia, South Carolina.

Manufacturer, by e-mail on August 2, 2000. Firm-initiated recall **complete.

**Completed recall: While the FDA has completed processing of this particular recall, it does not mean this particular product has been fully accounted for.

Alabama, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Wisconsin.

Product 00105 - 2,160 cases (24 muffins per case); Product 04105 2,280 cases (24 muffins per case) and Product 15104 4,512 cases (20 banana nut muffins/20 blueberry muffins/20 chocolate chip muffins per case) were distributed.

Questions concerning this recall may be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.

Notice of this product warning was sent via email to SafetyAlerts subscribers December 12, 2000.  For more information regarding the SafetyAlerts free email alert service please click here.

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