March 31, 2001Marie Callenders Hearty
Chicken n Homestyle Noodles Soup Recalled
OH (SafetyAlerts) - ConAgra Grocery
Products Co. is recalling approximately 271,000 pounds of chicken noodle soup that may be
contaminated with metal, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and
Inspection Service announced today.
The product being recalled is 18.75-ounce cans of "Marie Callenders HEARTY
CHICKEN N HOMESTYLE NOODLES" soup. Each package bears "EST. P-91" in
the USDA seal of inspection, and a date code that begins
with "023L", (previous code issued was "023L3P91)".
The product was produced and packaged Feb. 3, 2000, and distributed to retail stores in
California, Arizona, Utah, New Mexico, Nevada, and Colorado.
"We urge consumers to check their cupboards," said Thomas J. Billy, FSIS
administrator. "If consumers find this product, they should not eat it, but return
the product to the point of purchase."
The problem was identified through consumer complaints to the company.
Consumers with questions about the recall may contact: Robin Dragich with ConAgra Grocery
Products Co. at 1-877- 528-0745. Media with questions may call Karen Lynn with ConAgra
Grocery Products Co. at: (402) 595-5392.
Consumers with food safety questions can phone the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline
at l-800-535-4555. The hotline can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday
through Friday, and recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.
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