Montana Health Department Announces that Campbell Soup Company has Issued SpaghettiOs Recall
Campbell Soup Company is voluntarily recalling 14.2 ounce cans of SpaghettiOs Original due to a potential choking hazard posed by pieces of red plastic found in a small number of cans, according to the Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services.
This plastic material is from parts of the can lining which may peel off.
DPHHS announced the recall first thing Tuesday morning.
The recall is also announced on the soup company's website.
The affected 14.2 ounce SpaghettiOs Original product has a date of February 22, 2017 which is stamped on the base of the can, and a UPC code of 51000 22432 printed under the bar code. The issue was identified after the company received consumer complaints. This recall affects 355,000 cans and is limited to the United States.
The state is working closely with its federal and local partners on this issue, cccording to Ed Evanson of the DPHHS Food and Consumer Safety Section. “In cases such as this, DPHHS works closely with the Food and Drug Administration and local health departments to ensure that stores with the affected product pull them from the shelves,” he said in a news release.
DPHHS recommends that anyone who has purchased this product return it to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or full refund.
This product should not be eaten, health officials warned.
Please visit fcss.mt.gov for more details regarding this recall or for more information call 1-866-535-3774 between 9 am to 7 pm EST, Monday to Friday or visitwww.Facebook.com/SpaghettiOs.