Lean Cuisine Recall From Nestle Due To Plastic
Nestle has announced 900,000 pounds of Lean Cuisine recall due to possible blue plastic in it. According to Wowt the USDA says the meals could contain small pieces of hard plastic. The problem has resulted in one injury, thus prompting the lean Cuisine recall from Nestle Prepared Foods Company.
Harris Teeter has just released a statement about the Lean Cuisine recall in which it reads that Nestlé Prepared Foods Company announced today a Class 1 Recall on a three varieties of Lean Cuisine entrees which may contain small pieces of blue plastic.
Harris Teeter only carries one of the three recalled items, Lean Cuisine Spa Cuisine Chicken Mediterranean, UPC code #619726.
To ensure the safety of its shoppers, Harris Teeter has removed the Lean Cuisine Spa Cuisine Chicken Mediterranean entrée from its store shelves. Product quality and integrity are paramount to Harris Teeter.
If you have this recalled item in your pantry, please return the product to Harris Teeter for a Full Refund. For additional information regarding Lean Cuisine recall, please advise direct any consumer inquires to the Nestlé Consumer Service Center hot line at 1 (800) 227-6188.
There are three types of food product that are included in Lean Cuisine Recall. There are the food products that are subject to recall.
* 9.5-ounce packages of “LEAN CUISINE PESTO CHICKEN WITH BOW TIE PASTA” brand frozen meals. Printed on each side of each package is a production code of “8280595912” as well as a use-by date of “Best Before MAY 2010.”
* 10.5-ounce packages of “LEAN CUISINE CHICKEN MEDITERRANEAN” brand frozen meals. Printed on the side of each package is a production code of “8231595912” or “8241595912” as well as a use-by date of “Best before SEP 2010”; a production code of “8263595912,” “8269595911” or “8274595912,” as well as a use-by date of “Best before OCT 2010”; or, a production code of “8291595912” or “8301595912” as well as a use-by date of “Best before NOV 2010.”
* 12.5-ounce packages of “LEAN CUISINE CHICKEN TUSCAN” brand frozen meals. Printed on the side of each package is a production code of “8234595911” and a use-by date of “Best before SEP 2009”; a production code of “8253595911” or “8269595912” as well as a use-by date of “Best before OCT 2009”; or, a production code of “8292595911” or “8296595911” as well as a use-by date of “Best before NOV 2009.”
Note that the recalled Lean Cuisine products also have USA inspection mark, however, this does not mean they are safe since the problem is discovered after one person reported an injury. The company identified the foreign objects in Lean Cuisine products as small pieces of hard plastic, therefore resulting in the recall. FSIS has not received other reports of injury. Anyone concerned about an injury from consumption of the products should consult a medical professional.