Flowers Foods of Thomasville, GA is recalling certain loaves of Nature’s Own Butterbread from stores in some Florida and southeast Georgia counties because they may contain small flakes of aluminum.

No injuries have been reported. The production issue related to the matter has been corrected.

The recall involves only Nature’s Own Butterbread loaves in 20-oz. packages with the best-by date of 12/7/11 and the UPC code 72250-04919.

No other Nature’s Own bakery products are affected.

A small number of loaves may have been affected in these counties:

In Florida: Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Brevard, Clay, Columbia, Dixie, Duval, Flagler, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, Nassau, Putnam, St. Johns, Suwannee, Union and Volusia.

In Georgia: Atkinson, Bacon, Brantley, Camden, Charlton, Clinch, Glynn, Long, McIntosh, Pierce, Ware and Wayne.

Grocers in these counties are asked to withdraw from sale any Nature’s Own Butterbread with the date and code noted that may still be in their possession and hold it for pickup by the company.


Consumers may return the recalled Nature’s Own Butterbread loaves to the place of purchase for product replacement or refund.

For more information contact Flowers’ Consumer Relations Center at 1-866-245-8921 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time or via email by visiting the “Contact Us” page at