Nestle recalls more than 700,000 pounds of not-ready-to-eat hot pocket products

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Nestle recalls more than 700,000 pounds of not-ready-to-eat hot pocket products

Nestle has recalled more than 700,000 pounds of pepperoni pizza Hot Pockets over possible plastic, glass contamination, as per the Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Department of Agriculture. 

On Friday, the multinational company that it has recalled around 762,615 pounds of the frozen stuffed sandwiches which it shipped across to stores countrywide and were developed between 13 November 2020 and 16 November 2020.

Nestle said that they have received 4 complaints from customers who found plastic and glass pieces in their Hot Pockets. As per the USDA, one of these complaints involved minor oral injury related to the consumption of the product.

Each of the recalled Hot Pocket had been sold in a 54-ounce package and contains one of these lot codes: 0319544614, 0318544624, 0321544614 or 0320544614. The affected products have one ‘Best Before February 2022’ date printed on them and have the establishment number ‘EST. 7721A’ within the USDA mark of inspection. 

The agency further urged the consumers who’ve purchased the product to not consume it and throw it or return it to the store where it was purchased to receive a complete refund. 

Any person who’s concerned about some injury associated with this product must get in touch with their respective healthcare provider.