WASHINGTON – Fall River, Massachusetts-based Blount Fine Foods is recalling an undetermined amount of ready-to-eat chicken soup products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen according to the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The products contain milk, an allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The problem was discovered when the firm received a consumer complaint.
The institutional, frozen “Chicken & Poblano Pepper Soup” items, which were labeled incorrectly as “Homestyle Chicken Noodle Soup,” were produced on Jan. 24, 2019. The following product is subject to recall:
- 8-lb. cases containing 2 bags of “HOMESTYLE CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP” with a “USE BY 01242020 LOT 01242019 28A” lot code. The plastic bags inside the case are labeled as “Chicken & Poblano Pepper Soup” but do not identify a list of ingredients.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. P-19449A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to foodservice distributors nationwide.