Nestlé Ready Foods claims about 762,615 pounds from select Hot Pockets USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on Friday.
This recall includes 54 ounces of premium 12-piece cans of pepperoni made with pork, chicken, and beef pizza with a garlic butter crust. They have group codes 0318544624, 0319544614, 0320544614, and 0321544614, and a February 2022 «best before» date. The boxes also have the organization number «EST. 7721A» within the USDA check mark.
Frozen, non-ready-to-eat products were shipped across the country in November 2020 and were produced from November 13 to November 16. The product has been recalled due to possible contamination with «foreign materials, especially pieces of glass and hard plastic.»
Nestle It revealed that these products could “pose a choking or rupture risk and should not be consumed”.
The USDA has classified this as a «Category 1 recall,» which is defined as «a hazardous health condition where there is a reasonable likelihood that use of the product will result in serious or adverse health consequences or death.»
Nestlé became aware of the problem after receiving four customer complaints about «foreign substances in a hot-pocket pepperoni product.» They received one report of minor oral injury associated with consumption of affected product. FSIS has not received any additional reports of injury or disease caused by this group of products.
«The quality, safety and integrity of Nestlé USA products and Hot Pockets products remain our number one priority,» Nestlé said in a press release. «We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this procedure poses to both our customers and retail customers.»
Last month , The Nestlé company claimed about 92,206 pounds Lean Cuisine is a baked chicken appetizer due to the possibility of contamination with «foreign materials, especially pieces of hard white plastic». it was there There are no reports of injury or illness At that time, according to FSIS.
Any consumer who has purchased affected batches from hot pockets should either dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase. Clients who are concerned about a possible injury or illness should contact their healthcare provider.