Conagra Brands Inc. is recallnig Hunt's Chili Kits from retailers, online shopping sites as of Sunday, April 2.
They decided to make the recall after they became aware of the possibility of Salmonella bacteria in the chili seasoning. Although they have yet to find traces of Salmonella, they advise that this is a necessary precaution.
One of the company's suppliers brought the possibility of contamination to their attention.
"Although no Salmonella was found in the finished product supplied to Conagra Brands, the company has decided out of an abundance of caution to recall the product," noted the Food and Drug Administration.
The following products have been recalled:
Users can identify the product by looking at the "best buy dates" and product code. The products being recalled are Hunt's Chili Kit 44.8OZ bearing the UPC code 20-0-27000-42063-2. The MFG/Lot codes for the recalled products are:
3534619500 (best buy date April 4, 2018)
3534622200 (best buy date May 1, 2018); and
3534619600 (best buy date April 5, 2018).
One can find the product code information listed at the bottom of Hunt's Chili Kit, right below the bar code.
In collaboration with the FDA, the Conagra Brands is working to ensure that all the reported packages are being removed from store shelves and are not sold until further investigation.
Customers with any queries can contact the company anytime between 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., from Monday to Friday. The company can be reached at 1-800-921-7404.
[h/t: Tech Times]