Hunt’s Tomato Paste Recall due to Mold

Conagra brands are recalling their Hunt’s Tomato Paste No Salt Added due to a possible mold issue.

The recall affects Hunt’s six-ounce cans of tomato paste no salt added. The company says that after the canning process, the product may have been damaged, causing the potential for mold to grow.

Conagra became aware of the problem after receiving calls from consumers claiming their tomato paste had mold in it.

The recalled product has a best by date of October 16, 2020 and an item UPC code of 00-0-27000-38807-5. Conagra assures none of their other products have been affected by the recall.

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aware of the issue and working with Conagra to remove all recalled products from store shelves.

Consumers should throw away the product or return to the store for a full refund.

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Source: WCTI12, “Conagra recalls Hunt’s tomato paste due to possible mold”