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Campbell Recalls More Than 72,000 Soup Cans

Posted October 5, 2007 12:22 a.m. EDT

Consumer Recall

— Campbell Soup Company announced on Thursday a voluntary recall of more than 72,000 cans of a variety of its Chunky soup.

The recall involves 18.8-ounce cans of Campbell's Chunky Baked Potato with Cheddar and Bacon Bits. They may contain pieces of hard plastic that present a choking hazard and could cause injury if swallowed.

Campbell said three consumers reported minor injuries in and around their mouths. The comapny said no other products are affected by the recall.

The recalled soups were shipped to 24 states, not including North Carolina. The affected states are: labama, 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 and Bacon Bits with the can code "JUL 08 2009 07097" are advised to return the product to the store where it was purchased for an exchange or refund.