WASHINGTON — Kettle Cuisine Midco, LLC, said that they are recalling about 200 pounds of ready-to-eat lentil and beef soup due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
The USDA made the announcement on January 3.
The products being recalled contain known allergens, egg, and wheat, which were not placed on the label.
The lentil and beef soup was made on December 12, 2019. Kettle Cuisine, based in Lynn, Mass., shipped the product to several states in the Northeast including Connecticut.
The recalled item is labeled as “little dish FRESH FOOD FOR KIDS Lentils & Beef with Vegetables for toddlers,” with a best buy date of January 1/10/20. Officials are asking anyone who may have bought the soup to not to eat it and return it to the store or throw it out.
A USDA press release said that no one has been impacted by "adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products"
Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall can contact Jessica Stasinos, Executive Assistant for Kettle Cuisine Midco, LLC, at (617) 409-1293.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms are notifying their customers of the recall and that actions are being 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.
Back in December, a St. Paul food distributor recalled more than 130 pounds of salad products due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
The US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) sent out a press release saying that J&J Distributing recalled ready-to-eat salad products that contain pine nuts (tree nut), a known allergen, which is not labeled.
The salad products that contain meat were produced on various dates from Dec. 21, 2019 through Dec. 27, 2019.
According to FSIS, the following are subject to recall:
- 14-oz. plastic sealed cartons containing “KOWALSKI’S MARKETS SICILIAN CHOPPED SALAD” with a “SELL BY” sticker placed on the carton with dates of 12/27 through 01/02 (inclusive).
- 14-oz. plastic sealed cartons containing “KOWALSKI’S MARKETS ITALIAN STEAKHOUSE COBB SALAD” with a “SELL BY” sticker placed on the carton with dates of 12/27 through 01/02 (inclusive).
According to the release, the mistake was discovered during routine FSIS inspection activities. Anyone who has purchased these products is asked to be thrown away or returned to the store where their product was purchased.