Blount Fine Foods Recalls Soup with Chicken Products Due to Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

Blount Fine Foods is recalling 6,690 pounds of soup with chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced Thursday.

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WASHINGTON, May 23, 2019 (USDA FSIS release) — Blount Fine Foods, a McKinney, Texas establishment, is recalling 6,690 pounds of soup with chicken products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Thursday.

The ready-to-eat chicken tortilla soup items were produced on April 26, 2019. The following products are subject to recall:

  • 16-oz. plastic bowls containing “Panera BREAD at HOME Chicken Tortilla Soup” with a “Use By date” of 07/05/2019 and lot codes 042619-3V or 042619-4V printed on the bottom of the container.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-13130” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to distribution centers and retail locations in Arizona, Florida, and Georgia. This recall only impacts Panera Bread at Home products. It does not include any product sold at Panera Bread restaurants.

The problem was discovered when the recalling firm notified FSIS of consumer complaints.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumer’s refrigerators or freezers. 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.

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