Broken light bulb prompts Bimbo Bakeries USA recall

By Joseph James Whitworth contact

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Sara Lee 100% Whole Wheat Bread 20 oz is one affected product
Sara Lee 100% Whole Wheat Bread 20 oz is one affected product
Bimbo Bakeries USA is recalling six brands of bread products after a broken light bulb at one of its bakeries means they could be contaminated with fragments of glass.

The company has received three consumer reports of pieces of glass found on the outside of the bread but there are no reports of injury.

Some dates and codes of the Sara Lee, Kroger, Bimbo, Nature's Harvest, Great Value and L'Oven Fresh brands, which were sold in 11 states, are involved.

All recalled products are being removed from store shelves and consumers who have purchased affected items can return them to the place of purchase for a full refund, said the firm.

Kroger 100% Whole Wheat Round Top Bread 16oz, best before 1 September with UPC 1111000132 and bakery code 1658 sold in Virginia and L’Oven Fresh Fit & Active Multigrain Bread 20oz with best before 31 August, UPC 4149821093, bakery code 1658 and sold in Georgia, North and Carolina and Virginia are some of the affected items. See the full list here​.

Bimbo Bakeries USA operates more than 60 bakeries, employs more than 22,000 associates and distributes products through 11,000 sales routes throughout the US.

Related topics: Regulation & Safety, Bread, Grupo Bimbo

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