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H-E-B Issues a Voluntary Precautionary Recall For Certain Single Serving Soups Sold in the Produce Section

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Company Announcement Date:
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Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Soup
Food & Beverage Safety
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes
Company Name:
H-E-B
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
H-E-B
Product Description:
Product Description
Soup

Company Announcement

In accordance with Mann Packing of Salinas, California, H-E-B announced today that it has issued a voluntary recall for certain H-E-B single-serving soups made with vegetable products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. As part of a larger recall affecting several retailers, Mann Packing recalled affected vegetable products on Oct. 19, which were supplied to H-E-B and used in H-E-B Asian Noodle Soup Cups Beef and Chicken.  

Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.

There have not been any reports of illness regarding the soups made with product supplied by Mann Packing purchased from H-E-B stores. All product has been removed from H-E-B stores.

H-E-B is asking customers that may have purchased one of these products to return it to their nearest H-E-B store for a full refund.

The recall affects product sold in H-E-B stores in Texas, including the following:

PRODUCT UPC
H-E-B Asian Noodle Cup Beef 26010400000
H-E-B Asian Noodle Cup Chicken 26010100000

Customers who purchased the affected products can return the products to the store for a full refund. Customers with any questions or concerns may contact H-E-B Customer Service at 1-855-432-4438, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Central Standard Time.

For more information about the Mann Packing recall, call 888-470-2681 or visit http://www.veggiesmadeeasy.com/products


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
1-855-432-4438
Media:
Dya Campos
210-268-9700

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