URGENT! Progresso Soup Recalled Nationwide!
If you’ve purchased soup, then don’t miss this recall! It’s that time of year to stock up on chicken noodle soup. Nothing warms you up like a hot bowl of soup, and it’s actually known for its immune boosting properties. That’s perfect for cold and flu season, and of course with the COVID-19 pandemic it’s more important than ever to stay as healthy as possible.
So, Faribault Foods Inc., a Faribault, Minn. company, is recalling approximately 15,134 pounds of canned soup product due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced. The product contains milk and soy, known allergens, as well as beef and pork, which are not declared on the product label.
What is a Recall?
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) in the United States are the departments responsible for investigating potential problems with food safety. Of course, from their investigations, they may issue warnings to the public. In other words, a Recall by the FDA or CDC means that the product in question is not safe for the specified reason. Additionally, guidelines and instructions are given for each recall, based on the specific threat at hand. For example, they may warn that consumers should not consume the product. Or, they may suggest that the company responsible is willing to refund the purchase price.
Why is There a Recall?
The cans labeled as chicken noodle soup actually contain a beef & pork meatball and pasta product. Besides being the wrong thing, it contains undeclared milk and soy, which are known allergens.
Which Product(s) are Included in this Recall?
This nationwide recall includes 14-oz. cans of “PROGRESSO ORGANIC CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP” with a best by date of “BestByMAY262022” printed on the bottom of the can and a best by date of “09JUN2022” printed on the product case. The canned soup items were produced on May 26, 2020.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST18826A” printed on the bottom of the can under the best by date.
These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
Where Was the Recalled Product Sold?
The recalled soup was sold nationwide at thousands of grocery stores. Here’s the whole list.
What Should You Do?
Consumers who purchased this product should throw it away or return it for a full refund. For questions about the recall, contact the General Mills Consumer Help Line at 1-800-200-9377.
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