tag in payment status if payment pending

I am using the Paypal sandbox mode, and apparently I got a "payment pending" status result on my order confirmation page. Within this status message is a hardcoded ,<br /> tag that prints out (see attached image) rather than putting in an actual line break.

Text is...

May 1, 2013 - 9:17 pm: Pending: The payment is pending.The payment is pending while it is being reviewed by PayPal for risk."

on the confirmation page...
[wordpress home]/store/shopping-cart/confirmation/