Supermarket pulls pizzas in wake of recall

| 08/06/2011

(CNS): Following a manufacturer’s recall of Kashi Thin Crust frozen pizzas Foster's Food Fair said it has pulled the product from all of its shelves. The voluntary recall by the makers of the pizza involves approximately 11,000 cases of frozen pizzas, including Mediterranean Thin Crust Pizza, Roasted Vegetable Thin Crust Pizza, and Mushroom Trio and Spinach Thin Crust Pizza due to possible plastic fragments in an ingredient in the pizza crusts. No other Kashi frozen pizzas or other products are included in the recall, and no consumer complaints have been reported.

The products were distributed nationwide through U.S. retail grocery stores. Consumers who have purchased this product are warned to should stop using it immediately and to consult their doctors if there are any adverse reactions after consuming the product.

“Until Foster’s Food Fair IGA has a further correspondence from the manufacture on this affected product, moving forward, it will not be available. We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause, however the safety of our customers is our top priority,” the local supermarket stated on Wednesday afternoon. “We encourage all customers who have purchased this product to return the affected product to their Foster’s Food Fair IGA of purchase for a full refund.”

The affected product numbers for the pizzas are 000 18627 32905 which is Kashi Roasted Vegetable Thin Crust Pizza packaged in a 12.2 ounce box Best If Used Before date of either May10 12NU, May18 12NU, or May19 12NU; and 000 18627 37344 which is Kashi Mushroom Trio and Spinach Thin Crust Pizza packaged in an 11.9 ounce box Best If Used Before date of May17 12NU.

For further information please contact Consumers with questions or who would like a replacement may contact the Kashi Consumer Response Centre at 877.864.3521 Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern time, or visit www.Kashi.com1.

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  1. Anonymous says:

    I am so used to eating plastic in my food, i can't see where this would be a problem for me.