Wisconsin woman sues Bagel Bites over cheese fraud

Ever since the ’90s, kids and adults alike have enjoyed the cheesy, crunchy goodness that is Bagel Bites. But a new lawsuit claims that the pint-sized pizza snacks aren’t actually made with real cheese or real tomato sauce.

As first reported by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, the federal lawsuit was filed at the end of April and alleges that Kraft Heinz has deceived consumers by including the “Real” dairy seal when its product “does not contain ‘real’ mozzarella cheese and tomato sauce, as these foods are understood and expected by consumers.”

Bagel Bites are pint-sized pizza snacks that come
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7 Best DC Bagels (That You Won’t Find at a Bagel Shop)

A veggie bagel sandwich at Mercy Me with jalapeno-cilantro cream cheese, crunchy cabbage, and pickled carrots. Photograph courtesy of Mercy Me

It’s hard to beat a great bagel shop—so yes, cue the weekend morning lines at Call Your Mother, Bullfrog, and beyond (this New Yorker cartoon really sums it up). But there’s a hack: bagel specialists aren’t your only option. And those shops, we’ll argue, don’t always make the best bagels. We’ve found delicious, sometimes superior versions at bakeries and restaurants around DC—no line standing required (at least most of the time).

Wood-fired bagels at Big Bear Cafe. Photograph
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Best food products: Bitters, Everything Bagel seasoning

Everything seasoning from Georgia Sourdough

With its mix of sesame seeds, poppy seeds, onion, garlic and salt, everything seasoning is everywhere these days. What started as a topping for bagels has become the thing you want on your avocado toast, stirred into your scrambled eggs or sprinkled on roasted vegetables. It’s also the flavor of one of Georgia Sourdough’s most popular crackers. When Tracy Gribbon heard from customers that they loved her crackers, but they also loved the bit of seasoning that was left in the bag when the crackers were gone, she realized she could make it easy for

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