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Wegmans recalls soups due to plastic bits

Thursday, August 16, 2012

A Fall River, Mass., manufacturer is recalling about 4,000 pounds of soup products after consumers found bits of plastic in the soups.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture says the products made by Blount Fine Foods were sold at Wegmans supermarkets in Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia. Wegmans is based in Rochester, N.Y.

The following products, all under the Wegmans Food Markets label, are being recalled:

  • 16 oz. cups of Chicken and Dumpling Soup with a "use by" date of August 24.

  • 16 oz. cups of Gazpacho Soup with a "use by" date of September 2.

  • 16 oz. cups of Italian Wedding Style Soup with Meatballs, Tomato Basil with Orzo, Caribbean Black Bean and Lobster Bisque, all with a "use by" date of September 3.

    Full list of recalled soups can be found here.

    No injuries were reported.

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