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Fred Meyer issues bread recall because of plastic in loaves

If you buy bread at area Fred Meyer stores, be advised the parent company has issued a warning and is recalling some of its company-produced bread loaves made at its Clackamas, Ore., bakery.

Company officials say the loaves may contain pieces of plastic. The company has not explained at what point in the process plastic got into the dough. A release said it's continuing an investigation.

A spokeswoman said the Spokane and North Idaho stores may have some of those loaves.

The flagged products are listed below and all have sell-by dates of March 8:

  • Kroger Value Wheat Bread   UPC 11110 02199  22.5 oz
  • QFC Tender Twist Wheat Bread UPC 11110 20231 20 oz
  • Fred Meyer Tender Twist Honey Cracked Wheat Bread  UPC 11110 23004  24 oz
  • Fred Meyer Tender Twist 100% Whole Wheat Bread UPC 11110 23005  24 oz
  • Fred Meyer Tender Twist Wheat Bread   UPC 11110 23006 22.5 oz

Refunds and exchanges can be made at local stores, a company spokeswoman said.

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