What you need to know about the Bantam bagel recall

Damascus Bakery OPCO LLC announced the recall of a production batch of its Bantam Bagels, the Classic (plain bagel bites stuffed with plain whipped cream cheese), “due to an incorrect item placed in the carton with a undeclared egg allergen”. According to the press release and the FDAwhich announced the recall on March 9, “persons with egg allergies are at risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume items from this product batch.”

The lot number of the recalled bagels is “12031”. Boxes from this batch have been distributed to retail stores across the country and are also available via Instacart (via instagram). All boxes affected have a “Best Buy” or “BB” date of May 27, 2023. As you can see in the photo above, this date is printed on the left side of the packaging. It is also printed on the bagel bag inside the box itself at the top of the bag.

To date, no illnesses related to this recall have been reported, but let’s do our part to make it happen. So, if you have a box in your freezer, you are urged to get rid of it immediately. For a replacement option, contact the Bantam Bagels customer service line at 866-451-6744.

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