Entenmann's Little Bites Soft Baked Cookies sold by Walmart, Target, Publix and other retailers across the country are being recalled because the product in the package may contain a choking hazard – visible blue plastic pieces.
Boxes of 5-pack mini chocolate chips due to possible plastic pieces in each packaging bag, according to the manufacturer of the product, Bimbo Bakeries USA. Headquartered in Horsham, Pennsylvania, the baking company is the American subsidiary of Grupo Bimbo, a Mexican multinational and largest producer of baked goods in the world.
The plastic is not baked into the product as introduced during the packaging process; The consumption of plastic parts, however, could lead to choking hazards, the company said in a notice from the US Food and Drug Administration with the product, the company said, adding it had received no reports of injuries.
The recalled product has "Best Buy" dates of August 31, 2019 or September 7, 2019, Lot Code 1350 on the left side of the top of the box, and a UPC code of 7203002378 in the lower right Corner on the back of the box.
It was sold in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Connecticut, Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tenne Lake, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin and West Virginia.
Consumers who bought the biscuits should not consume them, but should return them to the point of sale for a full refund. The company said consumer questions can be answered at (800) 984-0989 24 hours a day, seven days a week.