March 20, 2019

Swiss Rolls Dessert and Captain Johns Derst’s Bread Recalled for Possible Salmonella

Flowers Foods of Georgia is voluntarily recalling several brands of Swiss rolls and Captain John Derst’s Old Fashioned Bread because they may be contaminated with Salmonella bacteria. The whey powder in those products is suspect. A third party supplier and manufacturer recalled that ingredient.

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with these recalled products. Consumers should not eat these products.

Swiss rolls is a chocolate cake snack food rolled around a creamy filling, coated in chocolate. The brand names of this recalled product are Mrs. Freshley’s (with UPC number 072250011907, in 7.2 ounce packages and UPC number 072250903233 in 12 ounce packages). The best by dates on these products are: 10/09/18 through 10/19/18 309 8187 A 75 D, 309 8187 B 75 D, 309 8190 C 75 D, 309 8194 B 75 D, and 309 8194 C 75 D for the 7.2 ounce size, and 10/14/18 309 8194 B 75 D for the 12 ounce size.

Also recalled is Food Lion (with UPC number 035826092779 in 13 ounce packages and best by date of 10/15/18), H-E-B (with UPC number 041220296583 in 12 ounce packages and best by date 09/19/18), and Baker’s Treat (with UPC number 041498188382 in 13 ounce packages and best by dates 9/21/18 through 9/28/18). Market Square (with UPC number 087381760556 in 12 ounce packages and code 309 8194 B) is also recalled, along with Great Value (with UPC number 078742147550 in 13 ounce packages and best by dates Sep 17 2018 through Sep 25 2018 309 8191 B).

The Captain John Derst’s Old Fashioned Bread was sold in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina. The UPC number on that product is 071316001180. The best by dates on this bread are between July 16 and July 28, 2o18. Some of these products may be in consumers’ freezers.

If you bought either of these products, don’t eat them. Throw them away in a sealed container, or take them back to the store where you bought them for a full refund.

Salmonella infections are characterized by symptoms that include fever, nausea, vomiting, muscle aches, and abdominal pain. These symptoms usually start about 6 to 72 hours after a person eats food or drinks a beverage that is contaminated with the pathogenic bacteria.

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  1. Just purchased bread today with the barcode of recall with best buy date of July 30. IS This bread safe to eat

    • Linda Larsen says:

      If the product’s recall date doesn’t fall within the date specified in the recall notice, it should be safe to eat. If you’re uncomfortable about it, think about returning the bread.

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