Pepperidge Farm Issues Voluntary Recall of Bagels in Select States Due to Undeclared Allergens
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — February 6, 2015 — Norwalk, CT — Pepperidge Farm is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of bagels because they may contain undeclared allergens, including peanuts and almonds. People who have allergies to peanuts and almonds run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products.
The recall affects all varieties of Pepperidge Farm bagels, as follows:
UPC# Product Descriptions Sell By Dates
14100074830 21 OZ CINNAMON RAISIN BAGELS 2/10, 2/12
14100075622 17 OZ PLAIN MINI BAGELS 2/7, 2/9, 2/10, 2/11
14100077152 21 OZ EVERYTHING BAGELS 2/8, 2/12
14100078081 21 OZ PLAIN BAGELS 2/10, 2/12
14100082354 17 OZ BROWN SUGAR/CINNAMON MINI BAGELS 2/9, 2/11
14100084938 17 OZ 100% WHOLE WHEAT MINI BAGELS 2/9, 2/11
14100092599 17 OZ CINNAMON RAISIN MINI BAGELS 2/9, 2/11
These products were shipped to grocery, mass, drug and independent retailers in the following states: Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
The recall was initiated after the bakery that made the products reported that peanuts and almonds had been included in an ingredient. Pepperidge Farm is removing all of the affected product from store shelves. No illnesses have been reported. No other Pepperidge Farm products are affected by 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 (866)-535-3774 at any time 24 hours a day.
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* 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/ucm433775.htm?source=govdelivery&utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
If you have questions, please contact Wayne Melichar, Food Safety Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312.629.7263.