Grocery retailers are pulling bread off the shelves in eleven states after a bread recall was issued for several brands of bread made by Bimbo Bakeries because they may contain broken glass.
Pennsylvania based Bimbo Bakeries USA has issued a voluntary bread recall of certain products manufactured under the Sara Lee®, Kroger®, Bimbo®, Nature’s Harvest®, Great Value and L’Oven Fresh® brands after determining they may contain glass from a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries.
The company said it has received three consumer complaints of small pieces of glass on the outside of bread loaves, but no injuries were reported.
The bread recall affects products distributed to the states of Virginia, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and West Virginia.
Consumers can identify recalled bread by locating the Best By Date, UPC Code and Bakery Code 1658 on the bag of the products listed in the chart below. The Best By Date can be found on the lower front/top third of the bag, the Bakery Code is to the left of the Best By Date. The UPC Code can be found in the bottom right corner on the back/bottom of the bag. They may return the recalled bread 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.
Bimbo Bakeries Bread Recall
|Product Name/Description||Best By Date||UPC Code||Bakery Code||States|
|Kroger 100% Whole Wheat Round Top Bread 16 oz||SEP 01||1111000132||1658||VA|
|L’Oven Fresh Fit & Active Multigrain Bread 20 oz||AUG 31||4149821093||1658||GA, NC, SC, VA|
|Sara Lee 100% Whole Wheat Bread 20 oz||SEP 01||7294560134||1658||GA, NC, SC, VA|
|Sara Lee Honey Wheat Bread 20 oz||SEP 01||7294560136||1658||GA, NC, SC, VA|
|Sara Lee 100% Whole Wheat Bread 16 oz||SEP 01||7294561103||1658||FL, GA, NC, SC, VA|
|Sara Lee Honey Wheat Bread Twinpack 2 lbs 8oz||SEP 01||7294561159||1658||NC, SC, VA|
|Sara Lee Delightful Healthy Multi-Grain Bread Twinpack 2 lbs 8 oz||AUG 29||7294561169||1658||AL, FL, GA, NC, SC|
|Sara Lee Delightful Healthy Multi-Grain Bread 20 oz||SEP 01||7294571588||1658||FL, GA, SC|
|Sara Lee Delightful 100% Whole Wheat made with Real Honey Bread 20oz||AUG 29||7294571589||1658||FL, GA, SC|
|Bimbo 100% Whole Wheat Bread 16oz||SEP 01||7432309230||1658||AL, FL, GA, NC, OH, SC, TN|
|Nature’s Harvest Stoneground 100% Whole Wheat Bread 20oz||SEP 01||7870080162||1658||AL, FL, GA, KY, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, VA, WV|
|Nature’s Harvest Stoneground 100% Whole Wheat Bread twinpack 2 lbs 8oz||SEP 01||7870080168||1658||FL, GA, NC, VA|
|Great Value 100% Whole Wheat Roundtop Bread 16oz||SEP 01||7874207448||1658||NC, VA|
|Great Value 100% Whole Wheat Bread 20oz||SEP 01||7874236690||1658||NC, SC, VA|