It’s time to check your pantry again! This time there is a HUGE recall on SpaghettiOs. Approximately 15 million pounds of SpaghettiOs containing meatballs have been recalled due to possible under-processing. YUCK! This is a CLASS I recall, meaning there is a SERIOUS risk of adverse health consequences or death. TOSS IT OUT!
Campbell Soup Supply Company, LLC, a Paris, Texas, establishment is recalling approximately 15,000,000 pounds of “SpaghettiOs with Meatballs” canned products due to possible under-processing, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels]
* 14.75-ounce cans of “SpaghettiOs” with Meatballs, bearing the identifying product code “U5” on the bottom of the can.
* 14.75-ounce cans of “SpaghettiOs” A to Z with Meatballs, bearing the identifying product code “4N” on the bottom of the can.
* 14.75-ounce cans of “SpaghettiOs” Fun Shapes with Meatballs (Cars), bearing the identifying product code “KS” on the bottom of the can.
The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST 4K,” as well as a “Use By” date between June 2010 and December 2011 ink-jetted on the bottom of each can. These products were manufactured between December 2008 and June 2010 and distributed to retail establishments nationwide. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on FSIS’ website at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/FSIS_Recalls/
The problem was discovered through a routine warehouse inspection by the company and its subsequent investigation. FSIS has received no reports of illnesses from consumption of these products.
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.
Full information about this recall can be read at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_035_2010_Release/index.asp.