Beef 15 Bean Soup Market Withdrawal Notice

March 5, 2010

To:  Valued Hurst’s® Bean Customers and Consumers:

N. K. Hurst Company, Inc. is committed to producing safe, quality foods.  We have been advised by our flavor ingredient supplier regarding an ingredient supplied to them by Basic Food Flavors, Inc. Las Vegas, NV that their Hydrolyzed Vegetable Proteins (HVP) has been recalled from the marketplace.  This ingredient is used in the manufacturing of the flavoring for Hurst’s BEEF 15 Bean Soup® (UPC item code# 2520000117).  No other Hurst product contains the affected HVP from Basic Food Flavors. We have notified all customers stocking the product with the lot codes listed to remove these items from their stores and warehouse.  We have not received any further instructions from our suppliers.

Specific product lot codes include:

  • 026103 Best by Date April 2012
  • 033103 Best by Date May 2012
  • 047103 Best by Date May 2012
  • 048103 Best by Date May 2012
  • 053103 Best by Date May 2012
  • 054103 Best by Date May 2012

To date no known illnesses have been associated with this product.

We are asking consumers to not use affected packages of this product.  Consumers should return the affected product to their retail outlet for a full refund.

Consumers with questions may contact N.K. Hurst Co at 1-800-426-2336.

Thank you,

N.K. Hurst Company