Nestle USA Initiates Voluntary Recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites Due to Undeclared Allergens
- Company Announcement Date:
- November 10, 2017
- FDA Publish Date:
- December 29, 2017
- Product Type:
- Food & Beverages
Food & Beverage Safety
- Reason for Announcement:
- Company Name:
- Nestle USA
- Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)Hot Pockets
- Product Description:
Product DescriptionCheese Pizza Snack Bites
Nestlé USA has initiated a recall of Hot Pockets® Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens. The product was donated to a charitable organization in Missouri and was not sold in retail. The product contain the known allergens egg, milk, soy, and wheat, which are not declared. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, milk, soy or wheat run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The frozen triangular-shaped, snack-sized Hot Pocket® item was donated on June 22, 2017 in 600lb totes and may have later been repackaged in resealable plastic bags and further distributed and sold to food banks in Missouri. Consumers who have received or purchased the repackaged product should not consume it. The product should be discarded or returned to the place of receipt/purchase.
No Hot Pockets® items of any variety sold through retail supermarkets are subject to this recall.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products to date. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Nestle Consumer Engagement Services at (800) 681-1676 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Media with questions about the recall can contact Roz O’Hearn, Nestlé USA Corporate & Brand Affairs, at (440) 264-5170 (M-F 9:00AM4:00PM EST) or at email@example.com.
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