A popular snack cake is involved in a voluntary recall.  Hostess Brands, LLC is voluntarily recalling certain boxes of their Raspberry Zingers due to quality concerns; specifically, there is a concern that the food product may develop mold before the listed "best by" date. The recall does not apply to any other Hostess Brands products.

According to information released by the Food and Drug Administration, these are the specific Raspberry Zingers products affected:

Hostess Raspberry Zingers Multi-Pack, Fresh:

  • UPC Code:  888109110604
  • Batch/Best By Date:  H061224000 / 8/26/20, H061324000 / 8/27/20, H061424000 / 8/28/20, H061524000 / 8/29/20

Hostess Raspberry Zingers Multi-Pack, Frozen:

  • UPC Code:  888109110604
  • Batch (no Best By Date for this product):  H061524000

Hostess Raspberry Zingers Single-Serve, Fresh:

  • UPC Code:  888109010089
  • Batch/Best By Date:  H061224000 / 8/26/20, H061324000 / 8/27/20, H061424000 / 8/28/20

Hostess Raspberry Zingers Single-Serve, Frozen:

  • UPC Code:  888109010089
  • Batch (no Best By Date for this product):  H061424000 and H061524000

Hostess Raspberry Zingers Single-Serve Grocery 3-Count:

  • UPC Code:  888109010089
  • Batch/Best By Date:  H061224000 / 8/26/20

Officials with both Hostess Brands and the Food and Drug Administration have reported that there are no known medical or health-related issues at this time in relation to the recall.  The company is just being prudent in regards to safety.

Hostess Raspberry Zingers were sold to mass merchandisers, grocery stores, distributors, dollar and discount stores, and convenience stores throughout the United States.  Consumers who have purchased the affected product are urged to discontinue consumption and contact the place of purchase about returning them for a full refund.  Consumers with questions may contact 1-800-483-7253 Monday through Friday from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM Central Time.

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