Well-known processed food manufacturer, Bimbo Bakeries, issued a voluntary recall on their muffin and brownies products due to the possibility that they are contaminated with plastic. The defect can cause harm to consumers, an article of CNN reported on August 31.
According to reports, the packages of “Entenmann’s Little Bites” snacks may be contaminated by plastic. The potentially dangerous chocolate chip muffin and brownies packages were distributed to retail stores in 30 states. The recall said that the products could cause cutting or choking injuries if consumed. Bimbo, in a statement, said they received consumer complaints that their products contained plastic that could result in injury. The recalling company is expected to return the money of consumers who purchased the affected snacks.
The product liability attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller & Overbeck, P.A. understand that many West Palm Beach families deal with a great financial loss when they accidentally consume contaminated food products. If you are dealing with this situation, we may be able to offer you legal assistance to help you pursue damage claims against negligent parties. Call our office today at (561) 689-8180 to learn more about your legal options.