KANSAS CITY, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 3, 2018--Hostess Brands, LLC has become aware that the “Contains” statement on Hostess®Cookies ‘n Crème Brownies does not list “egg” as an allergen. Although the ingredient list on the packaging identifies “egg” as an ingredient, the “Contains” statement, which is designed to further alert consumers of allergens in the products, does not include “egg”. As a result and out of an abundance of caution, Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling the following Cookies ‘n Crème Brownies:

No other varieties of Hostess ® Brownies are affected.

No reports of injury or illness have been reported to date. Only those consumers who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to egg are potentially at risk of an allergic reaction if they consume these products. Anyone who has purchased an affected product and who has a sensitivity or allergy to eggs is encouraged to discard the affected product or return it to the place of purchase for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact 1-800-483-7253 and also visit  www.hostesscakes.com.

For more information about Hostess ® products and Hostess Brands, LLC, please visit hostesscakes.com. Follow Hostess on Twitter: @Hostess_Snacks; on Facebook: facebook.com/Hostess; on Instagram: Hostess_Snacks; and on Pinterest: pinterest.com/hostesscakes.

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SOURCE: Hostess Brands, LLC

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