Bimbo Bakeries USA Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Regional Recall of Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels Sold in Select Midwest States

Bimbo Bakeries USA Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Regional Recall of Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels Sold in Select Midwest States

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Bimbo Bakeries USA Issues Allergy Alert and Voluntary Regional Recall of Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels Sold in Select Midwest States
Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-984-0989
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 5, 2015 — HORSHAM, PA — Bimbo Bakeries USA is voluntarily recalling Thomas’, Sara Lee and Jewel Bagels because they may contain undeclared peanuts and almonds. People who have allergies to peanuts and almonds run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume the products.
The recalled products, including the UPC codes, the best by dates printed on the plastic tab closure and states of distribution are listed below. The recalled product contains the bakery code number 30088 printed on the plastic tab closure to the left of the best by date.
The recall was initiated after the bakery that produced the product discovered that peanuts and almonds were present in an ingredient used for the bagels. No illnesses have been reported to date.
All recalled products are being removed from store shelves. No other Thomas’, Sara Lee or Jewel product are involved in this recall.
Consumers who have purchased the recalled product can return it to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-984-0989 at any time 24 hours a day.
RECALLED PRODUCT
Product Name / Description UPC No. Best By Date(s) Bakery Code State(s)
Thomas’ Everything Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
4812125319
Feb 10, Feb 12 & Feb 14
30088
IA, IL, IN, KY, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI

Thomas’ Whole Wheat Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
4812125505
Feb 10, Feb 12 & Feb 14
30088
IA, IL, IN, KY, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI

Thomas’ Plain Mini Bagels 10-pack 15oz.
4812121657
Feb 11 & Feb 13
30088
IA, IL, IN, KY, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI

Thomas’ Onion Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
4812124903
Feb 10, Feb 12, Feb 13 & Feb 14
30088
IA, IL, IN, KY, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI

Thomas’ Plain Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
4812127707
Feb 10, Feb 11, Feb 12, Feb 13 & Feb 14
30088
IA, IL, IN, KY, MN, MO, ND, OH, WI

Sara Lee Blueberry Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
7294535069
Feb 11 & Feb 12
30088
IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI

Sara Lee Cinnamon Raisin Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
7294535070
Feb 11 & Feb 12
30088
IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI

Sara Lee Plain Bagels 6-pack 20oz.
7294535066
Feb 11 & Feb 12
30088
IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, MI, MN, MO, ND, NE, OH, SD, WI

Jewel Blueberry Bagels 6-pack 18oz.
4128001266
Feb 12
30088
IL

Jewel Cinnamon Raisin Bagels 6-pack 18.oz
4128001267
Feb 12
30088
IL

Jewel Onion Bagels 6-pack 18oz.
4128001269
Feb 12
30088
IL

Jewel Plain Bagels 6-pack 18oz.
4128001268
Feb 11 & Feb 12
30088
IL

* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the national office.

* We strongly encourage you to notify your agencies within one business day from receipt of this notice.

* ALL cased and uncased inventories, both at the member level and agency level, need to be checked. This product may have entered member and agency warehouses through salvage, local donations, TEFAP, local purchases, retail pickups, food drives, or other avenues.

* For additional local details, please contact the Health Department(s) for the area(s) your food bank serves.
For full details on the recall, please visit: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm433407.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery

If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at [email protected] or 312.629.7263.

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