Aluminum Pieces Found in Pasta Leads to Recalls from Barilla

Aluminum Pieces Found in Pasta Leads to Recalls from Barilla
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January 19, 2016

Barilla America New York, Inc. has issued a series of recalls for products due to the possible presence of aluminum in the packages.

The first recall applies to about 9,400 cases of Barilla Penne bearing GTIN 10076808034360. This item, sold in club stores, features eight one-pound boxes packaged together.

Next, Barilla issued a similar announcement for 10 pound units of Penne Rigate, packed as two bags per case. This item features GTIN 1007680839242. About 6,200 cases are believed to be potentially tainted.

The manufacturer is also recalling 12 ounce boxes of Penne, packed as 16 boxes per case, sold as individual units at retailer, and bearing GTIN number 10076808005605. Eighty-two cases are included in the announcement.

Lastly, Barilla is recalling its one pound Medium Shells, packed as twelve boxes in 1 case. This item bears GTIN 00076808002881. Forty-three cases are being recalled.

All four recalls come from lot codes 5745U05 and 5755U05.

Barilla distributed these products to locations in Florida, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.

Customers with questions about these recalls can contact Barilla customer service at (800) 922-7455.

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