Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Canadian Food Inspection Agency

June 19, 2009 18:19 ET

CFIA: Knorr® Conducts Nationwide Recall of Foodservice Soup Product

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Knorr® is recalling one Foodservice soup product because it may contain undeclared egg ingredients. This product recall includes:

Knorr Kosher Soup Mix - Chicken Vegetable Flavor with Pasta

The product is packed in a 62 g (2.18 oz) pouch.

The UPC code is 4800170660 (located on the back of the pouch under the bar code).

This product was manufactured in Israel by Unilever Bestfoods Israel Ltd., and imported and distributed by a third party.

ALL "BEST-IF-USED-BY" dates are effected.

This recall was initiated after it was discovered that product containing egg was distributed in packaging that did not reveal the presence of egg.

Customers who are in possession of the product are asked to discard it and call 1-877-270-7412, (24 hours) for information on the recall and to request a full refund. In addition, a customer services representative is available between the hours of 8:30 AM and 6:00 PM EDT.

The company is cooperating fully with Canadian authorities.

No other Knorr products or package sizes are affected by this recall.

Knorr is a Unilever product.

The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information consumers and industry can call the CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on eggs, one of the nine most common food allergens, visit the Food Allergens web page at: http://www.inspection.gc.ca/english/fssa/labeti/allerg/allerge.shtml

For information on receiving recalls by e-mail, or for other food safety facts, visit our web site at www.inspection.gc.ca.

Contact Information

  • Canadian Food Inspection Agency
    Media Relations
    613-773-6600
    or
    Sean McPhee
    416-214-1232