Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods Recalls Beef and Chicken Chili Flavored Soup Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens
Class I Recall
Health Risk: High
Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2017 – Ukrop’s Homestyle Foods, a Richmond, Va. establishment, is recalling approximately 45 pounds of beef and chicken chili flavored soup products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product(s) contain milk, wheat and soy, known allergens which are not declared on the product label.
The chili flavored soups with beans and chicken, or beef, were produced on Feb. 2, 2017. The following products are subject to recall:
- 6-lbs. of 24 oz. clear plastic containers of “Ukrop’s Chili Flavored Soup with Beans and Chicken” with a sell by date of 02/08/17 on the label.
- 39-lbs. of 24 oz. clear plastic containers of “Ukrop’s Chili Flavored Soup with Beans and Beef” with a sell by date of 02/08/17 on the label.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 19979” or “P-19979” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Virginia.
The problem was discovered on Feb. 3, 2017 when a retail store noticed that the product label did not match the actual product.
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.
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.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Susan Rowe, assistant to the CEO, at (804) 340-3104.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.