Panera at Home, Blount Fine Foods issues a voluntary recall for Undeclared wheat allergen in Southwest Corn Chowder
Updated – Additional Product Images for Reference
FALL RIVER, MA (June 24, 2022) – Blount Fine Foods announced that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount (a single lot—2,569 cases total) of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder due to an undeclared wheat allergen. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder cups produced with lot number 042122-2K and “Use By” date of 6/30/22. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of select retail grocery stores; it is NOT sold at any Panera bakery-cafe. No consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall,as this product was discovered at a grocery store during the restocking process. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.
This voluntary recall is limited only to 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder. No other Panera Bread, Panera at Home or Blount products are affected by this voluntary recall. The recalled product may be packaged with a Broccoli Cheddar Lid, and Southwest Corn Chowder cup.
The recalled product is listed below. Consumers can find lot number and “Use By” date on the bottom of each package.
“Use By” Date
A limited quantity of this product was distributed across 12 states which include: CA, IA, IL, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, OH, TX, VA, WA.
The Recall was initiated after it was discovered that a different soup, which contains wheat, was packaged in a Southwest Corn Chowder container, which does not contain the wheat allergen statement.
Consumers can contact Blount Fine Foods Customer Care at 1-866-674-4519 for additional information Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM Eastern Standard Time. Additionally, consumers who have purchased the specific recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit www.blountfinefoods.com/recallfor product reimbursement.
Recalled product images are shown below as where the cup and lid labels do not match.
Link to Initial Press Release.
|UPC Code||Item||“Use By” Date||Lot Number|
|077958690812||Panera Southwest Corn Chowder, 16oz||6/30/2022||042122-2K|