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The recall is based on an undeclared allergen

Chef Boyardee, Libby's included in spaghetti recall

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A major food company is recalling more than 700,000 pounds of canned spaghetti and meatball products produced under several labels including Chef Boyardee and Libby.

Conagra Brands, Inc., a Milton, Pa.issued the recall due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says the products contain milk, a known allergen which is not declared on the product label.

The problem was discovered on June 6, 2017, when the company received notification from an ingredient supplier that the bread crumbs the company received and used in the recalled products potentially contained undeclared milk.

The recall is categorized as a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death, according to the FSIS.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Those who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them, but throw them away or return to the place of purchase.

The spaghetti and meatball products were produced on Jan. 5, 2017 and Jan. 12, 2017.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 131,718 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Libby’s Spaghetti and Meatballs MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN AND BEEF IN TOMATO SAUCE” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 71,614 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Del Pino’s SPAGHETTI & MEATBALLS MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN AND BEEF IN TOMATO SAUCE” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 38,330 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Hy-Top Spaghetti and Meatballs Made with Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 22,064 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Food Hold Spaghetti & Meatballs MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN AND BEEF IN TOMATO SAUCE” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 21,975 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Essential EVERYDAY Spaghetti with Meatballs Made With Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100701200 and Use By Date 01/02/19.
  • 414,424 lbs. of 14.75-oz. cans with “Chef BOYARDEE Mini pasta shells & meatballs, Pasta and Meatballs made with Pork, Chicken and Beef in Tomato Sauce” on the label with package code 2100700500 and Use By Date 12/26/18.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 794M” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped nationwide to warehouses for distribution and retail locations.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Conagra customer service at 1 (866) 213-1245.  

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