Have a little plastic with your Lean Pockets

July 15, 2008

This is a Class I, High Health Risk Recall         Nestlé Prepared Foods Company, a division of Nestle,  is recalling approximately 199,417 pounds of frozen stuffed chicken sandwich products that may contain pieces of plastic.

The following products are subject to recall: 9-ounce boxes of “Lean Pockets Spinach Artichoke Chicken – 2 sandwiches.” Printed on the side of each box is a “Best Before” date of “Nov 2009” followed by a package code beginning “8144 544616.” Also printed on the side of the package is the establishment number “P7721A.”

The products were produced on May 23 and distributed to retail establishments nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the company received consumer complaints. Two injuries have been reported to the company. No word on what the plastic is, where it came from, or the extent of the injuries.

Nestle has not provided infomation regarding the recall on their website. They have set up a toll-free number for consumers. It is 800-350-5016.

Source: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/News_&_Events/Recall_023_2008_Release/index.asp

One Response to “Have a little plastic with your Lean Pockets”

  1. DR Says:

    You mean they haven’t always been made out of plastic?


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