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Campbell Voluntarily Recalls Campbell's Chunky Baked Potato With Cheddar & Bacon Bits


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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- Camden, NJ -- October 4, 2007 -- Campbell Soup Company is voluntarily recalling a limited quantity of 18.8 ounce cans of "Campbell's Chunky" Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits because they may contain pieces of hard plastic that present a choking hazard and may cause injury if swallowed. Three consumers have reported minor injuries in and around the mouth.
No other "Campbell's" soup products are affected by this recall.

72,300 units of the recalled soups were shipped to customers in the following 24 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and Wyoming. 

The affected product is labeled as "Campbell's Chunky" Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits and has the following individual code on the bottom of the can:

JUL 08 2009
●  BZ ●07097
XXXX (equals military time)

Consumers who have purchased the "Campbell's Chunky" Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits with the can code JUL 08 2009 07097 should not eat this product. Consumers are encouraged to return the product to the store where they purchased it for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Campbell at 888-453-3868.


Photo: Campbell's Chunky Baked Potato With Cheddar & Bacon Bits Soup

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