Indiana Firm Recalls Corn Chowder Soup Products That May Contain Foreign Materials
WASHINGTON, July 13, 2012 - Morgan Foods, Inc., an Austin, Ind. establishment, is recalling approximately 94,850 pounds of corn chowder soup products that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The products subject to recall are:
- 18.8-ounce cans of Hill Country Fare Chunky Chicken Corn Chowder, Wegmans Chunky Chicken Corn Chowder, Chefs Cupboard Chunky Chicken Corn Chowder and Americas Choice Chicken Corn Chowder Chunky with best-by date of 01 Mar 2014 stamped on the bottom of the can. The cans are also distributed in trays of 12 (twelve) with a case code of B2912 on the case tray.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number P-1469 inside the USDA mark of inspection on the label. They were produced on February 29, 2012. The Hill Country Fare Chunky Chicken Corn Chowder product was shipped to retail stores in Texas. The Wegmans Chunky Chicken Corn Chowder product was distributed to retail stores in New York. The Chefs Cupboard Chunky Chicken Corn Chowder product was distributed to retail stores in Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin. The Americas Choice Chicken Corn Chowder Chunky product was distributed to retail stores in Connecticut, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Virginia.
The problem was discovered when the company received two consumer complaints about finding pieces of a marker pen in the product. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury or illness at this time. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from consumption of these products should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers..
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Denise Moore, the companys Director of Quality and R&D, at (812) 794-1253. Media with questions about the recall can contact Kim Hannaford, the companys Director of Marketing, at (812) 794-2364.
Consumers with food safety questions can Ask Karen, the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. Ask Karen live chat services are available Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. ET. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day
Products with Secondary Inhibitors - Not Shelf Stable
Company Contact Information
FSIS Contact Information
FSIS provides updates as we become aware of additional products, distribution locations or other information important to the public.