Trader Joe’s Recalls Popular Frozen Meal—It May Contain Plastic Pieces

Check your freezer for this recalled product.

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In January, Trader Joe's celebrated this year's Customer Choice Award winners. They are the most popular products according to customers. The runner-up for the overall top spot included soup dumplings. If you are a super fan of this frozen meal and regularly stock up on it, go check your freezer.

This weekend, Trader Joe's announced a recall of its Steamed Chicken Soup Dumplings because they may contain plastic pieces. The problem was discovered after consumers complained that they found hard plastic in the dumplings. According to CJ Foods Manufacturing Beaumont Corporation, the manufacturer of the soup dumplings, the hard plastic comes from a permanent marker pen.

The recall affects the following:

Trader Joe's Steam Chicken Soup Dumplings
SKU#: 54988
Best-by date: March 7, 2025
Lot code: C1-1 or C1-2
USDA Sign of Inspection: P-46009

Currently, there are no reported injuries or illnesses connected to this recall. The recall does not include Trader Joe's Steamed Pork & Ginger Soup Dumplings. An image of the recalled product is shown below. You can find more details about the recall in the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service's announcement.

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Trader Joe's

What To Do If You Have the Recalled Product at Home

Check your freezer for the recalled product. Do not eat any of it. You should discard it or bring it to any Trader Joe's for a full refund. For any questions, contact Trader Joe's Customer Relations online or at 626-599-3817 Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST.

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