Snacks & Candy

Hostess Recalls Recent Batch of SnoBalls

Products packaged, delivered with incorrect labeling
Hostess SnoBalls recall
Photograph courtesy of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

LENEXA, Kan. — Hostess Brands LLC has issued a voluntary recall of a run of its Hostess SnoBalls.

The company said April 10 that it became aware that certain Hostess SnoBalls were inadvertently manufactured in the packaging for Hostess Chocolate CupCakes, and the packaging does not list “coconut,” an ingredient in SnoBalls, as an allergen.

As a result, Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling the following SnoBalls manufactured on March 13, 2021:

ProductItem UPCBatchBest-By Date
Hostess SnoBalls (single-serve)888109010096I031321000May 27, 2021

The products were sold to convenience stores, dollar stores and distributors throughout the United States. No injuries or illnesses have been reported to date. 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.

No other varieties of Hostess SnoBalls are affected.

Snackmaker Hostess Brands Inc., Kansas City, Mo., produces a variety of treats, including Twinkies, CupCakes, Donettes, Ding Dongs, Zingers and more.

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