Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling approximately 762,615 pounds of its not-ready-to-eat (NRTE) pepperoni Hot Pockets due to a possible contamination of extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic, says USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
The frozen Hot Pockets product was produced from November 13, 2020 through November 16, 2020. The product has a shelf life of 14 months. 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.
The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. 7721A” inside the USDA mark of inspection. The product was shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered when the firm received four consumer complaints of extraneous material product. There has been one report of a minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product. FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness.