Faribault Foods Receives Class 1 Recall From USDA of Canned Soup
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today Faribault Foods, Inc. of Faribault is recalling 15,134 pounds of canned soup product. The recall is for"misbranding and undeclared allergens."
According to a USDA news release, "The product contains milk and soy, known allergens, as well as beef and pork, which are not declared on the product label."
"The cans labeled as chicken noodle soup actually contain a meatball and pasta product. The canned soup items were produced May 26, 2020. The recalled product is the 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 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."
The news release explains the problem was discovered when the firm's distributor notified FSIS of consumer complaints that the soup contained meatballs and pasta instead of chicken and noodles.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
FSIS says they are concerned that, "Some product may be in consumers' pantries. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase."
Consumers with questions can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-674-6654 or live chat via Ask USDA from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. our time.
If you ever need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day.
A Class 1 USDA Recall means, "This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious adverse health consequences or death.