WASHINGTON – McKinney, Texas-based Blount Fine Foods is recalling 6,690 lbs. of Panera at Home soup with chicken products on concerns extraneous materials may contaminate the items, specifically plastic, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture.
The problem was discovered when the recalling firm notified FSIS of consumer complaints. The ready-to-eat chicken tortilla soup items were produced on April 26, 2019.
Recall only impacts Panera Bread at Home products and does not include any product sold at Panera Bread restaurants.
The recalled product includes:
- 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.
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.