Hostess issues voluntary recall of SnoBalls due to undeclared allergen

April 15, 2021

Hostess Brands LLC said it has become 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.

Hostess Brands is voluntarily recalling the following SnoBalls manufactured on Mar. 13, 2021:

  • Product: Hostess® SnoBalls® (single-serve)
  • Item UPC: 888109010096
  • Batch: I031321000
  • Best by date: May 27, 2021
  • Recall announcement date: April 10

“The products were sold to convenience stores, dollar stores and distributors throughout the United States,” Hostess said. “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.

Consumers with questions can call (800) 483-7253 or visit



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