Company recalling some Ragú pasta sauces because they may contain plastic bits

The owner of Ragú is recalling some of its jars of pasta sauce over the possibility that they may contain plastic fragments, the company said.

Mizkan America said Saturday it has no reports of injuries or complaints, and was launching the recall voluntarily “out of an abundance of caution.”

The affected products are:

  • 45-ounce chunky tomato, garlic & onion, with a June 6, 2020, best-by date
  • 66-ounce chunky tomato, garlic & onion, with a June 5, 2020, best-by date
  • 66-ounce chunky tomato, garlic & onion, with a June 6, 2020, best-by date
  • 66-ounce old world style traditional, with a June 4, 2020, best-by date
  • 66-ounce old world style meat, with a June 5, 2020, best-by date
RAGÚ® Recalled Product Photos at 6-14-19
For CONSUMER Reference
RAGÚ® Recalled Product Photos at 6-14-19 (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out) For CONSUMER Reference (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Old World Style Traditional 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Old World Style Traditional 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out) (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Old World Style Flavored with Meat 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Old World Style Flavored with Meat 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out) (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Basil 45oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Basil 45oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out) (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Basil 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Basil 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out) (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
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RAGÚ® Recalled Product Photos at 6-14-19
For CONSUMER Reference
RAGU Old World Style Traditional 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Old World Style Flavored with Meat 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Basil 45oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)
RAGU Chunky Tomato, Garlic & Basil 66oz Jar (Mizkan America, Inc./Hand-out)

The sauces, produced earlier this month, were distributed nationally, the company said.

“Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase for a refund,” Publix grocery store chain said in its own announcement.

Customers can also contact Mizkan America for a replacement coupon and to have any sauces picked up for further examination, the company said.

Mizkan America of Mt. Prospect, Illinois, is a subsidiary of the Handa, Japan-based food company, Mizkan, which specializes in vinegars, sauces, mustards and dressings. Mizkan Group purchased Ragú and Bertolli in 2014 for $2.15 billion.

This content was republished with permission from CNN.

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