Lotus Foods Recalls Ramen Noodle Soup Cups Due to Fire and Burn Hazards



The product involves Lotus Foods two 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 flavors; red miso rice ramen noodle soup, masala curry rice ramen noodle soup and tom yum rice noodle soup. The UPC code is printed on the back side of the cup to the left of the front panel. Soup Flavor Cup Color UPC Code Red Miso Rice Ramen Noodle Soup red 7 08953 65101 9 Masala Curry Rice Ramen Noodle Soup purple 7 08953 65102 6 Tom Yum Rice Ramen Noodle Soup green 7 08953 65103 3
Product:
Lotus Foods rice ramen noodle soup cupsAbout 239,000
Retailer:
Whole Foods Market stores and other independent natural and specialty stores nationwide, Safeway stores in Northern California and online at Amazon.com and Lotusfoods.com from August 2018 through November 2018 for about $2.50.
Recall Date:    Dec 13, 2018
Injury:
Lotus Foods has received 12 reports of the soup cups becoming extremely hot and/or sparking or catching fire during microwaving, including one report of a minor burn. Reported damage has been limited to the noodle cups.
Mfg Country:
China
Importer:
Lotus Foods Inc., of Richmond, Calif.
Recall ID:    8472
Last Published:    Dec 13, 2018
Official Site:    Link

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Emert Number:    19048
Emert Status:    Announced