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College Inn Initiates Voluntary Recall of Select Canned Chicken Broth Products due to Mislabeling




FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 4, 2009 - PITTSBURGH – As a precautionary measure, due to mislabeling, College Inn is initiating a voluntary recall of College Inn® No MSG Chicken Broth sold in individual 14 ½ oz cans.

All other sizes and varieties of College Inn® Chicken Broth are correctly labeled and therefore are not affected by this voluntary recall.

College Inn is voluntarily recalling College Inn® No MSG Chicken Broth in individual 14 ½ oz cans due to the presence of wheat (an allergen) which was not declared in the ingredient statement. Also, the label incorrectly states that the product does not contain Monosodium Glutamate (MSG). The following product is subject to the voluntary recall:

Product NameBest By Dates
College Inn® No MSG Chicken Broth Individual 14 ½ oz cansAll Dates
(Only products labeled "No MSG")

People who are allergic to wheat may run a risk of serious adverse health consequences by consuming this product. To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with this mislabeling.

Individuals without an allergy to wheat and without a sensitivity to Monosodium Glutamate may continue to enjoy this product.

College Inn products are 100% guaranteed. Consumers can visit www.CollegeInn.com, or contact its Consumer Hotline at (800) 552-7684 for further information about the voluntary recall and for instructions on obtaining replacement product. College Inn values the health and well-being of its consumers, and regrets this situation.

About College Inn

College Inn is a subsidiary of Del Monte Foods Company. For more than 80 years College Inn® brand has been cooking up quality, great-tasting chicken, beef and vegetable broths and stocks to give consumers that great homemade taste they grew up with.

The College Inn® family of products also includes low sodium and organic options. Visit www.CollegeInn.com for more information.

MEDIA CONTACT: Chrissy Stengel, Del Monte Foods (415) 247-3268




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