CPSC: Lotus Foods Rice Ramen Noodle Soup Cups
On 2018-12-13, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) published a cpsc regarding Lotus Foods Rice Ramen Noodle Soup Cups due to a potential fire and burn hazard. This product sold new beginning in August 2018 for about $2.50.
About 200,000 units are involved in this noodle soup cups recall. Instance(s) of injuries have been reported. Learn more and find out what to do if you own this product below.
This was the 2nd recall of products in the Cutlery, Utensils & Gadgets category in 2018.
Since 2005, there have been approximately 10 similar recalls,
involving about 4 million product units.
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What is the problem?
The paper soup cup's labeling incorrectly instructs consumers to use the microwave for cooking, posing fire and burn hazards.
Instance(s) of injuries have been reported.
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The CPSC provides the following remedy information:
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|
Lotus Foods toll-free at 866-330-4390 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT Monday through Friday or online at www.lotusfoods.com and click on the noodle soup cup recall banner or www.lotusfoods.com/noodle-cup-safety-recall/ for more information.
Incidents & Injuries Reported as of Recall Date
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.
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