(WWTI) — Panera’s at Home Southwest Corn Chowder which was sold in 12 states across the nation, including New York, has been recalled. The item was only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of select retail grocery stores but was not sold at any Panera bakery cafe.
According to the United States Food and Drug Administration, 2,569 cases of the 16-ounce chowder were recalled due to an undeclared wheat allergen. However, no consumer complaints of illnesses have been reported in connection to the product.
The recall was made by Blount Fine Foods out of concern for those who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat to run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16-ounce Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder cups produced with lot number 042122-2K and a “Use By” date of 6/30/22.
The specific information regarding the recalled product is listed in the table below.
|PC Code||Item||“Use By” Date||Lot Number|
|077958690812||Panera Southwest Corn Chowder, 16oz||6/30/2022||042122-2K|
The product was distributed in California, Iowa, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, Ohio, Texas, Virginia, and Washington in addition to New York. Consumers who purchased the product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit www.blountfinefoods.com/recallExternal Link Disclaimer to be reimbursed.
The recall is limited only to 16-ounce Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder. No other Panera Bread, Panera at Home, or Blount products were affected by the voluntary recall. More information can be found on the FDA website.