Most of us usually finish out the barbecue season strong with a huge Labor Day weekend grilling session.
But this year, if you’re putting hamburgers or hot dogs on the grill, you may want to stay away from these buns that are being recalled.
There is a nationwide recall of the hugely popular Hostess brand on hot dog and hamburger buns that may be contaminated with listeria and salmonella.
According to the recall announcement from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Hostess Brands, LLC, initiated the voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution after learning of the potential bacterial contamination from their co-manufacturer.
Specifically, the recall affects Hostess Soft White Hamburger Buns and Soft White Hot Dog Buns.
Dozens of batches are included in the recall, all with best-by dates in August and September 2021 (the FDA notice has a full list of batch numbers and best-by dates, as well as photos of the packaging).
The buns were sold via distributors, convenience stores, grocery stores, and other retailers across the U.S.
Listeria and salmonella are both bacteria that, when ingested via contaminated food, can…