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Wegmans recalls cinnamon raisin buns

The Federal Food and Drug Administration announced today that Wegmans Food Markets have recalled approximately 1,315 units of Wegmans Cinnamon Raisin Buns, 12 oz. package. The cinnamon buns are a finished product and the reason for the recall is because they may contain egg, which is not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product. The cinnamon buns may also have been contaminated with raw egg. Raw eggs can lead to Salmonella infection. A person infected with Salmonella usually has a fever, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea beginning 12 to 72 hours after consuming a contaminated food or beverage. The illness usually lasts 4 to 7 days, and most persons recover without antibiotic treatment. However, the diarrhea can be severe, and the person may be ill enough to require hospitalization.

According to Wegmans “The recall was initiated when a Wegmans Bakeshop employee reported that the finished product may have inadvertently been sprayed with a raw egg product.” The cinnamon buns “have a white frosting and are sold in the bakery department. The product is packaged in a clear plastic clamshell and bears UPC 77890 92218, and Use-by-Date of 6/19/14 only (stamped on top of package).”If you have any of the products, do not consume and the item may be returned to the Wegmans store for a refund.
Wegmans Cinnamon Buns are produced by Wegmans Central Bakery and is shipped to stores in the following states:
New York
Pennsylvania,
New Jersey,
Massachusetts,
Virginia
Maryland
According to Wegmans customer who bought the buns are being called from an automated system to be warned of the recall. The system works by gathering information from customer shopping cards. Any customers who have consumed the product and feel they are experiencing symptoms should contact their physician immediately. Any questions regarding to the recall please call Wegmans’ Consumer Affairs Department at the toll free number 1-855-934-3663, Monday through Friday 8 a.m. through 5 p.m. ET.

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