Company Announcement Date:
June 24, 2022
FDA Publish Date:
July 01, 2022
Product Type:
Food & Beverages



Reason for Announcement:

Recall Reason Description

Undeclared wheat allergen

Company Name:
Blount Fine Foods
Brand Name:

Brand Name(s)

Panera at Home

Product Description:

Product Description

Southwest Corn Chowder

Company Announcement

Updated – Additional Product Images for Reference

FALL RIVER, MA (June 24, 2022) – Blount Fine Foods announced that it is voluntarily recalling a limited amount (a single lot—2,569 cases total) of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder due to an undeclared wheat allergen. The recall is limited to 1 SKU of 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder cups produced with lot number 042122-2K and “Use By” date of 6/30/22. This item is only sold in refrigerated cases in the deli department of select retail grocery stores; it is NOT sold at any Panera bakery-cafe.  No consumer complaints or illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall,as this product was discovered at a grocery store during the restocking process. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reactions if they consume this product.

This voluntary recall is limited only to 16 oz. Panera at Home Southwest Corn Chowder. No other Panera Bread, Panera at Home or Blount products are affected by this voluntary recall.  The recalled product may be packaged with a Broccoli Cheddar Lid, and Southwest Corn Chowder cup.

The recalled product is listed below. Consumers can find lot number and “Use By” date on the bottom of each package. 

UPC Code


“Use By” Date

Lot Number

077958690812 Panera Southwest Corn Chowder, 16oz 6/30/2022 042122-2K

A limited quantity of this product was distributed across 12 states which include: CA, IA, IL, MA, ME, MI, NH, NY, OH, TX, VA, WA.

The Recall was initiated after it was discovered that a different soup, which contains wheat, was packaged in a Southwest Corn Chowder container, which does not contain the wheat allergen statement.

Consumers can contact Blount Fine Foods Customer Care at 1-866-674-4519 for additional information Monday – Friday from 9 AM to 9 PM Eastern Standard Time. Additionally, consumers who have purchased the specific recalled product are urged to return it to the place of purchase or visit product reimbursement.

Recalled product images are shown below as where the cup and lid labels do not match.

Link to Initial Press Release.

Company Contact Information

Blount Fine Foods Customer Care

Product Photos