WASHINGTON — BCI Foods Inc., the importer of record located in Saint-Hyacinthe, Quebec, is recalling approximately 13,561 pounds of chicken noodle soup products that were not presented for import re-inspection into the United States, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 10.5-oz can of "tasty KITCHEN Chicken Noodle Condensed Soup PRODUCT OF CANADA 45% LESS SODIUM THAN THE REGULAR TASTY KITCHEN CHICKEN NOODLE CONDENSED SOUP*" and with best before dates of 2024 NO 01 and 2024 NO 09 and lot codes 76222305 and 76222313.
- 10.5-oz can of "tasty KITCHEN Chicken Noodle Condensed Soup" with a best before date of 2024 NO 07 and lot code 59222311.
The products subject to recall bear Canadian establishment number EST. 142 printed on the can. These items were shipped to distributors in California, Michigan, Minnesota and Tennessee.
The problem was discovered when FSIS was notified by an import broker that canned chicken soup products imported from Canada were not presented for FSIS import re-inspection. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is 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.