Sara Lee officials are issuing a voluntarily and precautionary recall of selected whole wheat bread products produced at the company's Meridian bakery and sold at grocery stores. The affected products may contain small pieces of metal.
The affected products are stamped "Best if purchased by" between the dates of July 25th and August 7th and include the code "222". This information can be found on the front of the bag. The products were sold in a variety of retail grocery and mass merchant retailers and include the following -- listed by its product description and UPC code...
Colonial Wheat Sandwich 20 oz., 5040023502
Schnucks Wheat Sandwich 24 oz., 2412601044
Earthgrains Honey Wheat Berry, 5040072709
Flavorite Wheat Sand. 20 oz., 4113002364
Foodland Wheat Bread 20 oz., 4130320964
Golden Bake Wheat Bread 20 oz., 5040008505
Grissom's Wheat Bread 20 oz., 5193370220
Grissoms 24oz. Wheat Sand., 5193370300
IGA 20oz. Wheat, 4127003695
Great Value Split Top Bread 20 oz., 7874206274
Great Value 24 oz. Wheat Sand, 7874228543
Piggly Wiggly Wheat Bread 20 oz., 5040000118
Publix Honey Wheat, 4141539095
Publix 100% Stoneground, 4141539190
Publix Wheat 20 oz., 4141539290
Publix Stone Ground Wheat 20 oz., 4141539390
Shurfresh Split Top Wheat 20 oz., 1116144835
EarthGrains 100% Natural Wheat Berry, 5040072748
EarthGrains 100% Natural 7-Grain, 5040072747
EarthGrains 100% Natural Whole Wheat, 5040072746
Sara Lee Delightful Wheat, 7294571706
Sara Lee Delightful 100% Whole Wheat, 7294571589
Sara Lee Delightful 100% Multi-Grain, 7294571588
Sara Lee Hearty & Delicious 100% Whole Wheat with Honey, 7294560152
Sara Lee Hearty & Delicious 100% Whole Wheat, 7294560157
Sara Lee Hearty & Delicious 100% Multi-Grain, 7294560158
Sara Lee Deli Style 100% Whole Wheat, 7294561001
The products are being removed from store shelves, but some may remain in consumer possession. All retail and institutional foodservice customers have been notified, and arrangements for product retrieval have been made.
Consumers who may have questions or concerns should call Sara Lee's toll-free consumer line at 1-800-683-3466. The consumer line is available from 9:00am-4:30pm Central Time.