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Recall -- Firm Press Release

 

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Voluntary Regional Recall Of Thomas', Sara Lee, Publix, And Weight Watchers Bagels

 

Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-984-0989
 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - January 16, 2013 - BBU, Inc., the parent of the Bimbo Bakeries companies, has initiated a voluntary recall due to possible presence of fragments of metal caused by a faulty manufacturing part. Recalled products are the following fresh bagels with "Best Buy" dates (month and day) "JAN 18" to and including "JAN 27"found on the lock tab bag closures in the following states:

Thomas' Everything Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Blueberry Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Onion Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Plain Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Cinnamon Raisin Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Hearty Grains 100% Whole Wheat Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Cinnamon Swirl Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Thomas' Honey Wheat Bagels 1 lb 4 ozAL, FL, GA, TN
Sara Lee Deluxe Bagels Honey Wheat 20 ozAL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Sara Lee Deluxe Bagels Plain 20 ozAL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Sara Lee Deluxe Bagels Blueberry 20 ozAL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Sara Lee Deluxe Bagels Cinnamon Raisin 20 ozAL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN
Publix Premium Original Bagels 20 ozAL, FL, GA., SC, TN
Publix Premium Multi-Grain Bagels 20 ozAL, FL, GA., SC, TN
Publix Premium Cinnamon Raisin Swirl Bagels 20 ozAL, FL, GA., SC, TN
Weight Watchers 6 Original Bagels 15 ozAL, FL, GA, NC, SC, TN

The company announced the recall after discovering metal fragments in two packages. No consumer reports have been received. There are no reports of injury.

All recalled products are being removed from store shelves. No other THOMAS', SARA LEE, PUBLIX or WEIGHT WATCHERS products are affected.

Consumers who have purchased the product can return the product to its 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.

 

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