(PRNewswire) After receiving a dozen complaints about soup becoming burning hot or catching fire during micowaving, Richmond, California-based Lotus Foods has recalled nearly 240,000 ramen noodle soup cups. The product is sold at Whole Foods and other independent natural and specialty stores nationwide and online at Amazon.com and Lotusfoods.com.
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.
This recall was conducted voluntarily by the company and under the guidance of the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Fast Track Recall process. Fast Track recalls are initiated by firms, who commit to work with CPSC to quickly announce the recall and remedy to protect consumers.