October 19, 2000Bestfoods Expands Bagel Recall
Shore, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Bestfoods
Baking said today it is expanding its previously announced
In the states of Washington, Oregon
and Idaho the recall has been expanded to include all Oroweat Super Onion Bagel packages
with an October (OCT) code date because it may contain undeclared hazelnuts.
In the states of California and
Nevada the recall has been expanded to include Oroweat Super Onion Bagel packages with a
green colored closure tab bearing the Code P4 OCT 21 or a red colored closure tab bearing
the Code P4 OCT 22 because it may contain undeclared hazelnuts.
People who have an allergy or severe
sensitivity to hazelnuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if
they consume these products.
In Washington, Oregon and Idaho, all Oroweat Super Onion Bagel packages with an October
(OCT) code date are being recalled. In California and Nevada, Oroweat Super Onion Bagel
packages with a green colored closure tab bearing the code P4 OCT 21 or a red colored
closure tab bearing the code P4 OCT 22 are being recalled. No other Oroweat Bagels are
The Oroweat Super Onion Bagels were distributed in 20 oz. packages with 6 bagels per bag
bearing UPC code 73130 00804.
No illnesses have been reported to date.
The recall was initiated after it was discovered by an employee at the Oregon distribution
center that Oroweat Oatnut Bagels, which contain hazelnuts, were packaged in bags labeled
Oroweat Super Onion Bagels and did not reveal the presence of the hazelnuts.
Consumers who have purchased Oroweat Super Onion Bagels with the above codes should return
them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Any questions about the recall should be
directed to a company representative at 1-800-356-3314.
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