CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Campbell Soup Co. on Thursday announced a voluntary recall of more than 72,000 cans of a variety of its Chunky Soup because they may contain pieces of hard plastic that present a choking hazard and could cause injury if swallowed.
The recall involves 18.8-ounce cans of Campbell's Chunky Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits. No other products are affected by the recall, the company said.
Campbell said three consumers have reported minor injuries in and around their mouths.
The recalled soups were shipped to 24 states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, New Mexico, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah and Wyoming.
Consumers who purchased Campbell's Chunky Baked Potato with Cheddar & Bacon Bits with the can code ''JUL 08 2009 07097'' were advised to return the product to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or refund.