The soup “may contain pieces of hard plastic that present a choking hazard and may cause injury if swallowed,” according to a press release from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
The recalled soup is labeled “Campbell's Chunky” Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits and has the can code JUL 08 2009 07097 printed on the bottom of the can. Consumers should not eat this soup.
Three consumers have reported minor injuries to the mouth.
An FDA Press Release dated October 4, 2006, reflects the following:
Campbell Soup Company is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 18.8 ounce cans of “Campbell's Chunky” Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits because they may contain pieces of hard plastic that present a choking hazard and may cause injury if swallowed.
72,300 units of the recalled soups were shipped to customers in the following 24 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming.
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