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September 13, 2023
Buyer Relationship Supervisor at Kettle Delicacies
WASHINGTON, Sept. 13, 2023 – The U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public well being alert for a ready-to-eat (RTE) Kirkland Signature rooster tortilla soup product on account of misbranding. The label declares the product as gluten-free, a false destructive declare. FSIS is issuing this public well being alert to make sure that shoppers with reactions to gluten are conscious that these merchandise shouldn’t be consumed. A recall was not requested as a result of the affected merchandise are now not accessible for buy.
The ready-to-eat rooster tortilla soup gadgets had been produced on July 26, 2023. The next merchandise are topic to the general public well being alert [view labels]:
- 2-lb. tubs containing “KIRKLAND Signature CHICKEN TORTILLA SOUP WITH WHITE CHICKEN MEAT” with “USE BY: 11/23/23” and lot code 1394066 printed on the aspect of the cup slightly below the lip.
The merchandise bear institution quantity “P-18468” contained in the USDA mark of inspection. This stuff had been shipped to retail areas in Alaska, California, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington.
The issue was found when the institution notified FSIS that laboratory testing discovered gluten within the rooster tortilla soup, which is labeled as gluten-free.
There have been no confirmed reviews of adversarial reactions on account of consumption of those merchandise. Anybody involved about an damage or sickness ought to contact a healthcare supplier.
FSIS is worried that some product could also be in shoppers’ fridges or freezers. Shoppers who’ve bought these merchandise are urged to not devour them. These merchandise must be thrown away or returned to the place of buy.
Members of the media with questions concerning the general public well being alert can contact Andrew Hearns, EVP of High quality and Meals Security at Kettle Delicacies, at 617-409-1100 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Shoppers with questions can contact Jacqui Valerio, Buyer Relationship Supervisor at Kettle Delicacies, at 619-409-1100 or email@example.com .
Shoppers with meals security questions can name the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854)or ship a query through e mail to MPHotline@usda.gov. For shoppers that have to report an issue with a meat, poultry, or egg product, the net Digital Client Criticism Monitoring System may be accessed 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint.fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.