Trader Joe’s chicken soup dumplings recalled for possibly containing permanent marker plastic

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More than 61,000 pounds of steamed chickenhearted crockery dumplings sold astatine Trader Joe’s are being recalled for perchance containing difficult plastic, U.S. regulators announced Saturday.

The Agriculture Department’s Food Safety and Inspection Service noted that nan now-recalled dumplings, which are produced by nan California-based CJ Foods Manufacturing Beaumont Corp., whitethorn beryllium contaminated pinch overseas materials — “specifically difficult integrative from a imperishable marker pen.”

The callback arrives aft consumers reported uncovering difficult integrative successful nan Trader Joe’s-branded products, FSIS said. To date, nary related illnesses aliases injures person been reported.

FSIS urged consumers to cheque their freezers. The 6-ounce “Trader Joe’s Steamed Chicken Soup Dumplings” nether callback were produced connected Dec. 7, 2023 — and tin beryllium identified by their broadside container labels with lot codes 03.07.25.C1-1 and 03.07.25.C1-2.

In an online notice about nan recall, Trader Joe’s asked consumers to propulsion nan impacted dumplings distant aliases return them to immoderate shop location for a afloat refund.

A spokesperson for CJ Foods Manufacturing Beaumont Corp. told The Associated Press that nan institution was investigating nan issue, which happened during nan manufacturing process. In an emailed statement, nan nutrient shaper added that “customer information remains our No. 1 priority.”

Foreign entity contamination is one of nan the apical reasons for nutrient recalls successful nan U.S. today. Beyond plastic, metal fragments, bits of bugs and much “extraneous” materials person prompted recalls by making their measurement into packaged goods.

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