In another recall for foreign material contamination, Blount Fine Foods has issued a recall for approximately 6,690 pounds of Panera-branded soup with chicken products that may be contaminated with plastic.

The recall affects ready-to-eat chicken tortilla soup that was produced on April 26, 2019. The soup is packaged in 16-ounce plastic bowls that are labeled as Panera BREAD at HOME Chicken Tortilla Soup. It has a Use By Date of 07/05/2019 and a lot code of 042619-3V or 042619-4V located on the bottom of the container.

The contaminated soup also has an establishment number of P-13130 inside the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled soup was shipped to retail locations in Arizona, Florida, and Georgia.

Labels of the recalled soup can be viewed here.

Consumers are urged to check their refrigerators and freezers for the contaminated soup. It should not be consumed. It should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

Questions about the recall can be directed to Blount Fine Foods Consumer Care Team at 1-866-674-4519 or by visiting

Blount Fine Foods said the recall only affects Panera Bread at Home products and does not include products sold at Panera Bread restaurants.

Blount Fine Foods discovered the issue after a consumer reported the issue to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) . The company has not received any reports of adverse reaction from the consumption of the recalled soup. Consumers concerned about illness or injury from the affected soup should contact their healthcare provider.

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