Lotus Foods Ramen Noodle Soup Cup Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Washington: Lotus Foods Inc., a Richmond, California establishment, recalls an estimated 239,000 Ramen Noodle Soup Cups due to suspected incorrect preparation instructions and consequential risk of burns, fire and property damage, all serious safety hazards.

CPSC: http://ht.ly/kWgI30mZLyJ

Direct link: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2019/Lotus-Foods-Recalls-Ramen-Noodle-Soup-Cups-Due-to-Fire-and-Burn-Hazards

Additional information:
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission (“CPSC”) reports the product involves Lotus Foods two (2) ounce Ramen Noodle Soups packaged in paper cups that are not microwave safe.

The recalled Soup Cups contain organic brown rice noodles and were sold in three (3) flavors: Red Miso Rice Ramen Noodle Soup, Masala Curry Rice Ramen Noodle Soup and Tom Yum Rice Noodle Soup. The UPC is printed on the back side of the cup to the left of the front panel, as follows:

  • Red Miso Rice Ramen Noodle Soup, sold in red-colored tubs with a UPC of 7 08953 65101 9
  • Masala Curry Rice Ramen Noodle Soup, sold in purple-colored tubs with a UPC of 7 08953 65102 6
  • Tom Yum Rice Ramen Noodle Soup, sold in green-colored tubes with a UPC of 7 08953 65103 3

Please consult the photograph above for details of the product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Ramen Noodle Soups can be found on the Web site/sites listed above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the CPSC, the paper Soup Cup’s labeling incorrectly instructs consumers to use the microwave for cooking, posing fire and burn hazards.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Ramen Noodle Soups, please do not use them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall notification, please contact Lotus Foods toll-free at 1-866-330-4390 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, Pacidic Standard Time, Monday to Friday. Alternatively, you can visit the company’s Web site at http://www.lotusfoods.com and click on the Noodle Soup Cup recall banner or directly at http://www.lotusfoods.com/noodle-cup-safety-recall/ link.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected faulty and/or dangerous Ramen Noodle Soups, please search for “soup” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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More information about this recall:
CPSC recall number: 19-048
Recalls Direct RIN: 10940-2018
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