Recall: Hot dog, hamburger buns sold at Walmart, Publix could contain plastic

Georgia-based food company Flowers Foods has issued a voluntary recall for hot dog and hamburger buns sold at several stores across the country like Walmart and Aldi.

According to a press release from the company, the products could contain small pieces of hard plastic which could be a choking hazard if consumed. 

"The products being recalled were distributed to retail customers under a variety of brand names and distributed in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Ohio, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia."

The affected buns were sold under brand names including Great Value, 7-Eleven, Home Pride, IGA, Publix and Wonder.

Customers who purchased the products should return them for a full refund. If you have any questions, you can contact Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921.

So far, no injuries or illnesses have been reported in connection to this recall.