Nestle USA Inc. Recalls Chicken Pizza And Chicken Lasagna Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination
Congressional and Public Affairs
WASHINGTON, March 10, 2016 – Nestle USA Inc. is recalling approximately 267,024 pounds of chicken pizza products, produced at its Little Chute, Wisconsin establishment, and chicken lasagna products, produced at its Springville, Utah establishment that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The chicken lasagna items were produced on Dec. 21, 2015 and the chicken pizza items were produced on Jan. 17, 2016 and Jan. 18, 2015.
The following products are subject to recall: [View Labels (PDF Only)]
- 19.03-oz. boxes containing “DIGIORNO pizzeria! Tuscan-style chicken pizza” with case codes 601752592 and 601852591 and Best By: Aug., 2016.
- 96-oz. boxes containing “Stouffer’s chicken lasagna” with a case code 5355595915 and Best By: Jan., 2018.
The chicken pizza products subject to recall bear establishment number “P-5754” and the chicken lasagna products subject to recall bear establishment number “P9018” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered after the firm received multiple consumer complaints regarding small pieces of glass in foods that fall under the jurisdiction of FSIS or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. More specifically, one consumer complaint was received regarding FSIS inspected product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of the products subject to recall. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness associated with the products subject to recall should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who may have purchased the recalled products are urged not to consume them but instead contact Nestle Consumer Services at 1-800-681-1676.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms have notified their customers of the recall and that steps have been taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Media with questions about the recall may contact Roz O’Hearn, Communication and Brand Affairs, at (440) 264-5170.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
|USDA Recall Classifications|
|Class I||This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death.|
|Class II||This is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.|
|Class III||This is a situation where the use of the product will not cause adverse health consequences.|