Recall of pizza products linked to misbranding, allergen
July 26, 2017
by MEAT+POULTRY Staff
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D&D Foods' pepperoni pizza products may contain undeclared soy lecithin.
WASHINGTON – D&D Foods Inc. launched a recall of approximately 17,847 lbs. of pepperoni pizza products due to misbranding and undeclared soy lecithin, a known allergen, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture reported.
FSIS inspectors discovered the problem on July 22 while performing routine label verification activities. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.
The items were produced and packaged on various dates from April 18 to July 21. The affected items include:
- Cases containing four 32-oz., individually packaged pizzas of “Hy-Vee PEPPERONI PIZZA 16″ THIN CRUST” with case code of 88943.
- Cases containing four 27-oz., individually packaged pizzas of “Hy-Vee PEPPERONI PIZZA 12″ TRADITIONAL CRUST” with case code 88901.
- Cases containing four 47-oz., individually packaged pizzas of “Hy-Vee PEPPERONI PIZZA 16″ TRADITIONAL CRUST” with case code 88929.
- Cases containing four 19-oz., individually packaged pizzas of “Hy-Vee PEPPERONI PIZZA 12″ THIN CRUST” with case code 88915.
The products subject to the recall bear establishment number “EST. M21275” inside the USDA mark of inspection. FSIS said the pepperoni pizzas were shipped to retail locations in Minneapolis. FSIS is urging consumers to return the products to the place of purchase or throw them away.