The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) just announced that Publix has issued a recall of its private label jalapeno bagels: Publix Jalapeno Bagels.
The Publix Jalapeno Bagels were sold in the stores’ self-service bins or in the artisan cases in the stores’ bakery departments. The recalled bagels may contain pieces of glass and small stones. The product supplier advised Publix of the potential product hazard.
The Publix Jalapeno Bagels were distributed to Publix store locations in Alabama, Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina. Tennessee and North Carolina Publix stores are not impacted by this recall. Publix has 1,078 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, and North Carolina.
Publix indicated that the recalled product has been removed from all of its impacted bakery departments and that, to date, Publix has not received any reported cases of illness or injury. Consumers who have purchased the recalled Publix Jalapeno Bagels may return them to their local store for a full refund. The Publix Customer Care Department may be reached, toll-free, at 1.800.242.1227, the website is www.publix.com.