WASHINGTON – Inaccurate labeling of wonton soup triggered a public health alert from the US Department of Agriculture’s (USDA’s) Food Safety and Inspection Service on Dec. 18. Trader Ming’s Chicken & Vegetable Wonton Soup are suspected of containing shrimp (an allergen) and pork, neither of which are mentioned on the label. The products were shipped to retail customers nationwide, however, the agency did not issue a recall because the products are no longer available for purchase. The company was notified of the issue by a customer that the chicken and vegetable-labeled bowls contained shrimp and pork.
The 10.75-oz containers of TRADER MING’S CHICKEN & VEGETABLE Wonton Soup were produced by Fortune Avenue Foods Inc. on Nov. 18, 2021, and are labeled with lot code: 31FA322. The products bear the establishment number “EST. P-18823” inside the USDA mark of inspection.