Nestle recalls frozen pizzas due to possible plastic contamination
May 3, 2013
The FDA has issued a recall of frozen pizzas made by the Nestle' Pizza Company because they may be contaminated with pieces of plastic.
The following products are subject to USDA recall:
• California Pizza Kitchen® Limited Edition Grilled Chicken with Cabernet Sauce, UPC 71921 00781; production code is 3059525952
• DiGiorno® Crispy Flatbread Pizza Tuscan Style Chicken, UPC 71921 02663; production codes are 3057525922 and 3058525921.
Each product package above has an establishment number of P-5754.
In addition, the following products are subject to FDA recall:
• DiGiorno® pizzeria!™ Bianca/White Pizza, UPC 71921 91484; production code is 3068525951.
• California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) Crispy Thin Crust White®, UPC 71921 98745; production codes are 3062525951, 3062525952 and 3063525951.
The problem was discovered after receiving customer complaints that small pieces of plastic were found in one of the pizzas. The problem was related to the lot of spinach used in the production of three of the varieties of pizza.
One consumer report of injury has been a chipped tooth. The fragments are clear, brittle plastic in irregular triangles and may have sharp edges.
All the pizzas being recalled were produced between February 26 and March 9 of this year and shipped nationwide.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Nestlé USA Consumer Services at 800-456-4394 or firstname.lastname@example.org for further instructions. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., E.T. and this Saturday, May 4 from Noon to 8 p.m. E.T.