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Pillsbury Recall: Refrigerated Cinnamon Rolls With Icing May Contain Plastic Fragments

By Zulai Serrano z.serrano@hngn.com | Sep 07, 2013 10:13 AM EDT

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General Mills has issued a voluntary recall of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with icing. (Photo : Facebook via Pillsbury Baking)

General Mills is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of refrigerated Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls with icing.

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The company revealed the packaged dough may contain plastic fragments from a broken piece from the production line, according to General Mill's press release.  The products are sold in grocery stores nationwide.  No other Pillsbury dough products are being recalled.

"No other flavors or varieties of Pillsbury Cinnamon Rolls or Pillsbury dough products are being recalled," General Mills said.  "Pillsbury Flaky Cinnamon Rolls and Pillsbury Grands! Cinnamon Rolls are not included in this recall."

The products being recalled include 8-count single packages with better if used by dates of October 30, 2013 and October 31, 2013 and 2-packs with the dates October 18, 2013, October 26, 2013 and October 31, 2013.

Consumers who have products covered by this recall are urged to contact General Mills for a replacement.  Do not consume the product.  Consumers with questions may contact General Mills toll-free at 1-800-775-4777.

This is not the first recall of General Mills' products.  Back in 2009, the company had a voluntary recall of a limited quantity of "Nut Lovers" flavor Nature Valley Granola Nut Clusters product containing pecans.

The precaution was taken after reports of a possible salmonella contamination.  The company said in another new release that they there were no illnesses reported in connection with their product.

"Salmonella is an organism that can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections, particularly in young children, the elderly and people with weakened immune systems," General Mills said.  "Healthy people infected with salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting and/or abdominal pain."

The source of the salmonella contamination was from the supplier, not the company's production line.

Generals Mills has been in business for more than 100 years.  Their brands include some of you favorite breakfast cereals like Honey Nut Cheerios to Progresso soups.

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