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July 30, 2003

Flowers Foods Issues Voluntary Recall On Broad Street Bakery, Cobblestone Mill, Country Farms, Flowers, And Winn-Dixie Brand Bakery

(SafetyAlerts) - Flowers Foods today announces that, as a precaution, it is voluntarily recalling the products listed below with the following Best By Date Codes: Aug 2nd 155 0227; Aug 3rd 155 0237; Aug 5th 155 0257; Aug 6th 155 0267; and Aug 8th 155 0267 (raisin and banana bread only).

Broad Street Bakery Garlic Breadsticks
Broad Street Bakery 16oz Jew Rye Bread
Broad Street Bakery 16oz Pumpernickel Bread
Broad Street Bakery 16oz Sourdough Bread
Cobblestone Mill Garlic Breadsticks
Cobblestone Mill 16oz Cinnamon Raisin Bread
Cobblestone Mill Banana Bread
Cobblestone Mill Jew Rye 16oz Bread
Cobblestone Mill 16oz Pumpernickel Bread
Cobblestone Mill 16 oz Sourdough Bread
Cobblestone Mill 24oz 9 Grain Bread
Cobblestone Mill 24oz Wheatberry Bread
Country Farm Raisin Bread
Flowers 32oz Pumpernickel Bread
Flowers 32oz Sourdough Bread
Flowers 42oz Club White Bread
Flowers 42oz Club Wheat Bread
Flowers 6" Hot Dog Buns
Winn Dixie Raisin Bread

These products, in packages with the codes noted, may contain small pieces of metal mesh screen.

The affected product is limited to the following states -- Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia -- as well as to the following areas: parts of Kentucky, Texas, New Mexico, South Carolina; eastern Oklahoma, extreme southeastern Kansas, southern Missouri, and southern Ohio.

Upon discovering the situation with the product, Flowers immediately removed the product with the codes noted above from the market. The company's findings and corrective actions have been reported to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

Grocers have been advised by Flowers Foods, Inc. to withdraw product for sale and hold it for pickup by the company.

Consumers are urged to return the product to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-660-3590. Caller must enter code 1925# and then extension 294# when prompted.

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