Put down the cinnamon roll. Please.
On Friday, General Mills (NYSE: GIS ) announced it is voluntarily initiating a nationwide recall of a limited quantity of its "Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with Icing." The company warns that in this product, "the dough may contain fragments from a broken piece of plastic on the production line."
Only eight-count single and double packages of the rolls are affected.
Only packages bearing the printed "better if used date" markets are affected by the recall:
- 30OCT2013 and 31OCT2013 (for eight-count single packages), and
- 18OCT2013, 26OCT2013 and 31OCT2013 (for eight-count double packages)
Furthermore, General Mills confirms that "no other flavors or varieties of Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls or Pillsbury dough products are being recalled." And, in particular, Pillsbury Flaky Cinnamon Rolls and Pillsbury Grands! Cinnamon Rolls are not included in this recall.
Consumers having questions about the recall may contact General Mills for answers at 1-800-775-4777.