Officials at Nestlé Prepared Foods, a Mt. has recalled about 762,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) pepperoni hot pockets product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.
Como may officials said the frozen NRTE pepperoni hot pockets product was produced from Nov. 13, 2020, through Nov. 16, 2020, and has a shelf life of 14 months.
Officials said the following product is subject to recall:
- 54-oz carton packages containing 12 “Nestlé HOT POCKETS BRAND SANDWICHES: PREMIUM PEPPERONI MADE WITH PORK, CHICKEN & BEEF PIZZA GARLIC BUTTERY CRUST” with a “BEST BEFORE FEB 2022” date and lot codes 0318544624, 0319544614, 0320544614, and 0321544614.
Officials say the product is subject to recall bears the establishment number “EST. 7721A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was shipped to retail locations nationwide.
Company officials said they discovered the issue when the firm received four consumer complaints of extraneous material in the pepperoni hot pocket product.
There has only been one report of a minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product, officials said.
Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.