H-E-B Stores Recall Hill Country Fare Brand Bread Because Of ‘Foreign Material’

May 5, 2010

H-E-B grocery stores has issued a recall notice because of the possible presence of “foreign material” in its Hill Country Fare bread.

The recall affects bread sold in all H-E-B stores sold throughout the West U area.

The grocery chain stressed the move is “only a precautionary recall” and “no illness have been reported,” according to a statement issued by the company.

H-E-B did not identify the nature of the “foreign material” it suspects of being in the bread.

The bread being recalled includes:

–      Hill Country Fare White Thin Bread – UPC Code: 0004122046090

–      Hill Country Fare Extra Thin Bread – UPC Code: 0004122063420

–      Hill Country Fare Wheat Sandwich Bread (24 Ounce) – UPC Code: 0004122078985

The loaves of bread affected have product codes and best-by dates of 08 HBB 123 Best by May 13 and 09 HBB 124 Best by May 14.

Customers having any of the recalled bread are being asked to return it to the store for a full refund.

Anyone with questions or concerns may contact H-E-B Customer Service at 210-938-8357.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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