News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 June 18, 2010
CONTACT: Katie McKenna
kmckenna@topsmarkets.com

   
CAMPBELL SOUP SUPPLY COMPANY, LLC RECALLS THREE VARIETIES OF SPAGHETTIOS WITH MEATBALLS
POSSIBLE UNDER PROCESSING OF PRODUCT

WILLIAMSVILLE, N.Y. – Tops Friendly Markets, a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania, announced today that the Campbell Soup Supply Company, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of three varieties of SpaghettiOs with meatballs due to the possibility of under processing. The products were recalled after a routine inspection and subsequent investigation of the soup company’s Paris, Texas production warehouse.

As part of the manufacturer’s voluntary recall of over 15,000,000 pounds of product, three varieties of SpaghettiOs with meatballs have been taken off store shelves.

A list of recalled items includes:

– SpaghettiOs with meatballs, 14.75 oz – 5100002526

– SpaghettiOs A to Z with meatballs, 14.75 oz - 5100014319

– SpaghettiOs fun shapes with meatballs (cars), 14.75 oz. – 5100015445

The products subject to recall are stamped with the establishment number "EST 4K," as well as a "Use By" date between June 2010 and December 2011 ink-jetted on the bottom of each can. These products were manufactured between December 2008 and June 2010 and distributed to retail establishments nationwide.

In an issued statement from Campbell Soup Supply Company, “There is no information indicating that any under-processed product has reached consumers. In an abundance of caution, the three varieties of "SpaghettiOs" with Meatballs products that may have been under-processed are being retrieved from the marketplace”. Customers should check their homes for these products and discard them, or return the product(s) to any Tops, Quality, P&C or Bi-Lo location for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact the Campbell hotline at (866) 495-3774. Tops Friendly Markets takes food safety and the health and well-being of its customers very seriously. As an added benefit for Tops shoppers, Tops Markets works with an interactive voice response system to notify, by phone, registered BONUSCARD and Wild Card customers who may have recently purchased one or more recalled products.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 131 full-service supermarkets – 126 company-owned and five franchise locations. With more than 13,000 associates, Tops is a leading full-service grocery retailer in upstate New York and northern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's website at www.topsmarkets.com.

 

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