Hot Dog and Hamburger Buns Recalled Due to Concerns of Listeria and Salmonella

You'll want to read this before your next cookout.

It’s the season for weekend cookouts, which means that we’re all buying burgers and hot dogs. Of course, you can’t finish the meal without hamburger and hot dog buns. Unfortunately, Hostess announced a recall of its hamburger and hot dog buns on August 13 because of concerns related to listeria and salmonella.

The affected products were sent to convenience stores and retail stores throughout the United States, so it’s definitely worth checking any Hostess buns in your kitchen. Then, plan to make hot dog buns and hamburger buns from scratch.

What Products Have Been Recalled?

Hostess Soft White Hamburger Buns and Hostess Soft White Hot Dog Buns have been recalled so far, due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes and Salmonella bacteria. Hostess’ co-manufacturer, Best Harvest Bakeries, detected the issue.

No illnesses have been reported so far, but Hostess chose to recall its products as a precaution.

How Do I Know If I Bought One of These Products?

Hostess has released the Item No., Batch ID and Best By dates of the possibly contaminated products. You can also look at product photos on the FDA’s recall announcement.

ProductItem UPCBatchBest By Date
Hostess® Soft White Hamburger Buns888109110987I060989300
I061189300
I061289300
I061489300
I061389300
I061589300
I061689300
I061789300
I061889300
I061989300
I062089300
I062489300
I062589300
I062989300
I070389300
I070289300
I063089300
I070789300
I070689300
I070889300
I070989300
I071089300
I071389300
I071189300
I071489300
I071289300
I071589300
I071689300
I072089300
I072389300
I072989300
I073189300
8/13/2021
8/15/2021
8/16/2021
8/18/2021
8/17/2021
8/19/2021
8/20/2021
8/21/2021
8/22/2021
8/23/2021
8/24/2021
8/28/2021
8/29/2021
9/2/2021
9/6/2021
9/5/2021
9/3/2021
9/10/2021
9/9/2021
9/11/2021
9/12/2021
9/13/2021
9/16/2021
9/14/2021
9/17/2021
9/15/2021
9/18/2021
9/19/2021
9/23/2021
9/26/2021
10/2/2021
10/4/2021
Hostess® Soft White Hot Dog Buns888109110970I060989300
I062189300
I062289300
I062389300
I062589300
I062689300
I063089300
I070189300
I070689300
I071289300
I072089300
I072189300
I072289300
I072389300
I072489300
I072789300
8/13/2021
8/25/2021
8/26/2021
8/27/2021
8/29/2021
8/30/2021
9/3/2021
9/4/2021
9/9/2021
9/15/2021
9/23/2021
9/24/2021
9/25/2021
9/26/2021
9/27/2021
9/30/2021

What Do I Do If I Bought These Products?

If you recently bought Hostess Soft White Hamburger Buns or Soft White Hot Dog Buns, toss them immediately. You can also return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. If you have any questions, visit www.hostesscakes.com or contact the company at 1-800-483-7253.

Since Best Harvest Bakeries only produces specific products for Hostess, no other products from the brand have been affected, including bread and bagel products. You can still eat those Key Lime Pie CupCakes, too.

Amrita Thakkar
Amrita is an Assistant Digital Editor at Taste of Home. As a writer and amateur photographer, she often ends up applying these skills to her one great love: food. She can usually be found researching global cuisines, at the farmers market, doing yoga, or looking up new places to travel to.