Nestlé recalls 762,000 pounds of Hot Pockets; may have glass, plastic inside
Pantry-loading has extended into freezer-stuffing in the pandemic, and that means frozen food items like Stouffer's Lasanga, Hot Pockets and Marie Callender's pies are flying off shelves. MOUNT STERLING, Ky. – Nestlé Prepared Foods is recalling more than 762,000 pounds of pepperoni Hot Pockets, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said. The problem was discovered when the company received four consumer complaints of extraneous material in pepperoni Hot Pockets, the department said. The company has received one report of a “minor oral injury” associated with consumption of the product, the USDA said. The recall is for 54-ounce packages containing 12 “Nestlé Hot Pockets Brand Sandwiches: Premium Pepperoni made with pork, chicken and beef pizza garlic buttery crust."