WASHINGTON, DC -- Approximately 752,615 pounds of not-ready-to-eat pepperoni hot pockets from Nestle have been recalled, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced. According to the USDA, the product may be "contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically pieces of glass and hard plastic."
The frozen product was produced from November 13, 2020 through November 16, 2020 and is described as:
- 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 company received four customer complaints regarding the product but FSIS has not received any reports of injury or illness regarding this product.
Consumers who have purchased this product are urged not to consume it. This product should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Nestlé consumer services at (800) 350-5016.