Over 762,000 pounds of Hot Pockets recalled for possible glass, plastic

STATEN ISLAND, NY – Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of hot frozen pepperoni pouches because they could be contaminated with pieces of glass and hard plastic, according to the United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

FSIS announced the recall of 762,615 pounds of non-ready-to-eat stuffed products after the company received four complaints from consumers about foreign materials in the products, which were shipped to retail stores nationwide.

There is a report of a minor oral injury associated with the consumption of this product.

The recall includes 54-ounce cardboard packages containing 12 “Nestlé Hot Pockets Brand Sandwiches: Premium Pepperoni Made from Pork, Chicken and Beef Pizza with a Garlic Butter Crust.” The products were produced from November 13 to November 16, 2020, with a shelf life of 14 months.

The products have an expiration date before February 2022 and include lot codes 0318544624, 0319544614, 0320544614 and 0321544614. They carry the establishment number “EST. 7721A “inside the USDA inspection mark.

FSIS has stated that it has not received any additional reports of injury or illness resulting from the consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider.

The agency is concerned that some products may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. If you have purchased this product, do not consume it, throw it away, or return it to the place of purchase.

Consumers who have questions about the recall can call Nestlé Consumer Services at 800-350-5016.


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