A popular pastry brand is taking a number of its products off store shelves amid fears of possibly causing allergic reactions to peanuts.

FOX's Gurnal Scott has the story:

Hostess brands, makers of well-known snack cake varieties like Ding Dongs and Zingers, and also packaged doughnuts, are reacting to the possibility that peanut residue may have been mixed in with the ingredients.

More than 700,000 cases of pastries are said to be affected. Products that contain any amount of peanut product, by law, have to be clearly labeled.

Peanut allergies are among the most common and most dangerous food allergies. People who may have bought the products from grocery, convenience or dollar stores are being urged to toss out the items or return them for a refund.

Gurnal Scott, FOX News.

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