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Nestlé recalls 762,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat pepperoni hot pockets over contamination

*The product may be contaminated with extraneous materials as pieces of glass and hard plastic

Alexander Davis | ConsumerConnect

Nestlé Prepared Foods of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky, in the United States (US), is recalling approximately 762,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat pepperoni hot pockets.

The company stated the product may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic.

The firm has received a report of a minor oral injury associated with consumption of this product thus far.

The following frozen not-ready-to-eat item, produced from November 13 to November 16, 2020, with a shelf life of 14 months, is being recalled:

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 recalled product, bearing establishment number “EST. 7721A” inside the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) mark of inspection, was shipped to retail locations across the US.

In respect of what to do in this regard, consumers who purchased this product are urged to not consume it, but discard or return it to the place of purchase in the country.

Consumers with questions may contact Nestlé Consumer Services on (800) 350-5016.

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