FDA recalls Knorr Kosher Soup Mix for undeclared egg products.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) www.fda.gov is an agency under the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The FDA is responsible for maintaining the safety of cosmetics, veterinary products, medical devices, blood products, drugs, vaccines, dietary supplements, and foods. Federal regulators and Unilever United States, Inc., issued a recall on Knorr Kosher Soup Mix – Chicken Vegetable Flavor with Pasta on June 19, 2009. Unilever United States, Inc. is a firm based out of Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey. The soup mix product has been voluntarily recalled because it consists of egg. The egg is an undeclared ingredient. When consumed by consumers who are allergic to eggs, or have a high sensitivity to eggs, the product can cause serious, or life-threatening, allergic reactions.

The following products, regardless of “Best If Used By” dates, are under federal recall:

– 2.18 oz., or 62 g, Knorr Kosher Soup Mix – Chicken Vegetable Flavor with Pasta with UPC code 4800170660

The UPC code can be found on the product bag, under the bar code. The recalled items were made by Unilever Bestfoods Israel Ltd. in Israel and distributed to retailers all over the United States. No injuries related to the recalled soup mix have been reported.

The Bergen County company urges consumers, who have purchased the recalled product, to throw it away. A full refund is available. Consumers with questions regarding the recall or refund can call Unilever at 877-270-7412. Consumers who have been injured due to recalled items may be entitled to compensation for their damages. Contact a New Jersey product liability lawyer for further assistance.

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