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Check your freezer: Recall on select DiGiorno Pepperoni Pizza

Posted September 26, 2021 4:58 p.m. EDT
Updated September 26, 2021 10:01 p.m. EDT

DiGiorno Pepperoni Pizza (photo courtesy USDA)

Over 27,000 pounds of frozen DiGiorno Crispy Pan Crust Pepperoni Pizza has been recalled because of undeclared allergens and misbranding.

According to the recall notice issued Sept. 26, 2021 by Nestle USA Inc. in Schaumburg, Ill., "the product contains textured soy protein, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label. The frozen pepperoni pizza product carton may actually contain frozen three meat pizza, which contains textured soy protein. The pizza products were produced on June 30, 2021."

The following product is included in this recall:

* 26-oz. carton containing “DIGIORNO PEPPERONI CRISPY PAN CRUST” with lot code 1181510721 and “Best Buy” date of MAR2022 on the label. The product has the establishment number “EST. 1682A” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The recalled products were shipped to retail locations and distribution centers nationwide.

"The problem was discovered after the firm received a consumer complaint that a three meat pizza was in a carton labeled as pepperoni pizza. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider," the company shared in the recall notice.

If you have this product in your freezer, it should be thrown away or returned to the location where it was purchased.

Consumers can contact Bonita Cleveland, Consumer Services Manager at Nestle USA, at 1-800-681-1676 or bonita.cleveland@us.nestle.com with questions regarding this recall.

See the full recall notice at www.fsis.usda.gov.

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