Recalled pizzas shipped to retailers, distribution centers across the country
Nestlé is recalling more than 27,000 pounds of frozen DiGiorno pizzas after finding that they were mislabeled and could pose a risk to consumers with soy allergies.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) recall notice, the company’s DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust Pepperoni Pizza contains “textured soy protein, a known allergen, that is not declared on the product label.”
The recalled products “may actually contain frozen three meat pizzas, which contain textured soy protein,” the agency said.
The recalled products were produced on June 30, 2021. According to a separate notice from Nestle, “no other DiGiorno products are affected by this recall.”
Additionally, according to Nestlé, “limited quantities of products with mismatched packaging” were shipped to retail locations and distribution centers across the US.
According to the FSIS, the recall was issued after a consumer complaint that a carton labeled as a pepperoni pizza contained a three-meat pizza.
To date, the recalled product has not caused any adverse reactions, although anyone with concerns should contact their health care provider, the FSIS said.
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“The quality, safety and integrity of Nestle USA and DiGiorno products remain our first priority,” Nestle said in a statement. We sincerely apologize for any inconvenience this action may cause to both our consumers and retail customers. ”
FSIS and Nestle are asking customers to either throw away or return the pizzas.
Nestle notes that there are “no safety issues with this product” for consumers who are not allergic to soy.