Lean Cuisine recall: Nestle recalls Lean Cuisine Mushroom due to possible contamination of glass fragmentsBy Angel Cuala on Feb 12, 2013 in Food, United States •
Nestle Prepared Foods Company announced on Friday, February 8, 2013 a voluntary recall of certain specific packages of their Lean Cuisine Culinary Collection Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli products, citing that the meal may be containing small of fragments of glass.
According to the press release by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on its official website that day, the Lean Cuisine recall involves Mushroom Mezzaluna Ravioli products (UPC 13800-58358) with two production codes (2311587812 and 2312587812) and has the “best before date” of Dec 2013.
As noted in the report, the production code is located at the gray “proof of purchase” panel, which can be found on the right end flap of the package, below the ingredient statement. There were three reports of glass fragments found in the affected products, but no customers were injured.
Nestle noted that the recalled Lean Cuisine products were produced in early November 2012 and were distributed across the US, emphasizing that no other products are included in this recall.
Nevertheless, consumers who may have bought the recalled Lean Cuisine products are being strongly advised not to consume them. Instead, they should contact Nestle on how they can return the questioned products and how they can get their replacement coupons.
“Nestle is dedicated to food quality, and the health and safety of its consumers. For these reasons, the company initiated this recall. We apologize to our retail customers and consumers and sincerely regret any inconvenience created by this voluntary product recall.” A statement reads at FDA.gov.
For more information about this Lean Cuisine recall, the public can call Nestle Consumer Services at (866) 586-9424, Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., ET, or visit FDA.gov.
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