Before you make a pasta meal in the New Year, make sure your sauce is not part of a current recall.
The affected product was manufactured on December 15, 2013 and can be identified by the "Best By" date of June 16, 2015 and a four-digit, military time code ranging from "CT BJ ZV 0330" through "CT BJ ZV 0449."
The product subject to the recall was made at the Campbell Soup Supply Company in Paris, Texas and was shipped on December 21, 2013 to retailer distribution centers that serve the following seven states: Arizona, Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico and Oklahoma.
No consumer illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this recall as of yet.
Microbes can get into food and, if the conditions are right, multiply rapidly. When certain microbes grow on food, it soon begins to smell nasty, look slimy, change color, taste bad or even acquire a furry coating. The food is spoiled. Even though it may not harm us, it is inedible and must be thrown away. There is also a chance that pathogenic microbes are present along with the spoilers.
Consumers should return the product to the store where the product was purchased for a full refund or call Campbell at 866-270-9303 for more information, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. EST.
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