Hamburger, Hot Dog Buns Recalled Because Terry Cloth Gloves Aren’t An Approved Ingredient

Image courtesy of (Ken Fager)

A week before people across the country sit down for barbecues and cookouts to celebrate the Fourth of July, one company is recalling a crucial element of any picnic: hamburger and hot dog buns.

H-E-B supermarkets announced it would voluntarily recall an undetermined amount of its store brand hamburger and hot dog buns, as well as hot dog buns from Hill Country Fare, KXAN-TV reports.

The company initiated the recall “due to the possible presence of foreign material that might impact the quality of the product.”

Apparently, the foreign material is a terry cloth glove used for handling hot pans may have broken up in the dough during production.

As a result, the buns may include elements that pose a potential choking hazard.

H-E-B say it is unaware of any incidents involving the buns, and that customers who purchased the affected bread products can return them to the store for a full refund.

Recalled buns include:

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H-E-B recall: Terry cloth glove may be in hamburger buns [KXAN-TV]