CAMDEN, N.J.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Oct. 4, 2007–Campbell Soup Company
(NYSE:CPB) 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. Three consumers have
reported minor injuries in and around the mouth.
No other “Campbell’s” soup products are affected by this recall.
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.
The affected product is labeled as “Campbell’s Chunky” Baked
Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits and has the following individual code
on the bottom of the can:
JUL 08 2009 BZ 07097 CT DT XXXX (represents military time)
Consumers who have purchased the “Campbell’s Chunky” Baked Potato
with Cheddar & Bacon Bits with the can code JUL 08 2009 07097 should
not eat this product. Consumers are encouraged to return the product
to the store where they purchased it for an exchange or full refund.
Consumers also can contact Campbell at 888-453-3868.
CONTACT: Campbell Soup Company Consumer Hotline: 888-453-3868 or Anthony Sanzio (Media) 856-968-4390 SOURCE: Campbell Soup Company