Campbell Soup Company warned about Prego's vitamin C content (U.S.)

April 9, 2002 in Food Companies, Manufacturing and Trends, Vitamins, Minerals, Supplements

Campbell Soup Company warned about Prego's vitamin C content (U.S.)

US regulators have told Campbell Soup Co. last week that its Prego pasta sauce contains less vitamin C than advertised and have ordered the company to correct the problem promptly.

The label for Prego Three Cheese Pasta Sauce said the product contained 25% of the recommended daily intake of vitamin C. Laboratory tests by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration showed the samples had 5.47% or 8.33% of the daily allowance.

A Campbell Soup spokesperson said the product's label was incorrect. The company has told the FDA it will fix the problem by the end of May.

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