There have been no reported illnesses.
H-E-B was notified of this issue Monday by the vendor Southern Style Spices that one of the spice blend ingredient components used in the products had tested positive for peanut residue. This spice blend is added only to the H-E-B Tortilla Soup and the H-E-B Poblano Corn Chowder.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. There have been no consumer complaints or reports of allergic reactions at this time. H-E-B is asking customers at risk for peanut allergies that may have purchased one of these products to return it to their H-E-B store for a full refund.
The affected products include:
-H-E-B Single Serving Tortilla Soup – prepackaged in 8 ounce and 16 ounce sizes, purchased on or before Jan. 6
-H-E-B Single Serving Poblano Corn Chowder – prepackaged in 8 ounces and 16 ounce sizes, purchased on or before Jan. 6
-All H-E-B Tortilla Soup and H-E-B Poblano Corn Chowder soup purchased from the hot soup kettle at the Deli/Prepared Foods Counter – purchased on or before Jan. 6.