La Espiga De Oro, Inc. Issues Allergy Alert on Undeclared Whey in Flour Tortillas

December 1, 2009 FDA

La Espiga de Oro, Inc. of Houston, Texas is recalling Fiesta brand Flour
Burrito Tortillas because they may contain undeclared whey. They were distributed through Fiesta Marts in Houston, Texas in plastic wrap packages labeled Fiesta 12 Flour Burrito Tortillas with a date of November 30, 2009 through December 20, 2009.

Pepperidge Farm Sponsors 1,2,3, Puff! Pastry Recipe Contest

December 1, 2009 Pepperidge Farm

Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry brand, is encouraging home chefs everywhere to enter the 1,2,3 Puff! Recipe Contest this holiday season. Contestants must create an original recipe with Pepperidge Farm Puff Pastry Sheets or Shells for a chance to win an all-expense paid trip for two to New York City.

New Enzyme From Novozymes Enables Softer Premium Bread

Danish enzyme specialist Novozymes is introducing Novamyl Pro, an enzyme that global launch manager Thomas Nilsson says enables the best of the best in premium bread-making, where it really matters to bakeries.

IDDBA’s New Value Shopper Finds Store Brands Are Growing Fast

Research by the International Dairy Deli Bakery Association and published in “The New Value Shopper” found that consumers are moving broadly towards store brands and it is unclear if they will return to national brands once the economy recovers.

Sara Lee Closing Greenville, SC Bread-Making Factory

Citing the loss of a major customer, Sara Lee announced it is closing its massive Greenville County bread-making factory, resulting in teh loss of approximately 200 jobs.