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Health Hazard Alert - Certain Buitoni brand pizzas may contain pieces of metal

Recall / advisory date:
December 11, 2012
Reason for recall / advisory:
Extraneous Material
Hazard classification:
Class 2
Company / Firm:
Nestlé
Distribution:
National
Extent of the distribution:
Retail

Advisory details

Ottawa, December 11, 2012 - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestlé Canada Inc. are warning the public not to consume certain Buitoni brand pizzas described below as they may contain pieces of metal.

These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported consumer complaints about these products in Canada.

The importer, Nestlé Canada Inc., North York, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Nestlé Canada Inc. at 1-866-891-0561;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

Affected products

Brand Name Common Name Size Code(s) on Product UPC Reason for Recall
Buitoni Buitoni Funghi Rustico 365 g 0 55000 59984 9 The production code can be found on the side of the box.
21952276G2
21952276G3
22952276G3
Extraneous Material - Harmful - Metal
Buitoni Buitoni Margherita 350 g 0 55000 59985 6 The production code can be found on the side of the box.
21952276G2
21952276G3
22952276G3
Extraneous Material - Harmful - Metal
Buitoni Buitoni Pepperoni Diavolo 340 g 0 55000 59986 3 The production code can be found on the side of the box.
22092276G3
22102276G1
22822276G3
Extraneous Material - Harmful - Metal
Buitoni Buitoni Pollo Toscano 350 g 0 55000 59987 0 The production code can be found on the side of the box.
2092276G2
Extraneous Material - Harmful - Metal
Buitoni Buitoni Spinaci Fresca 360 g 0 55000 59990 0 The production code can be found on the side of the box.
21952276G3
21962276G1
Extraneous Material - Harmful - Metal

More information

For more information, consumers and industry can contact the CFIA by filling out the online feedback form.

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Media enquiries

Nestlé Canada Inc.
416-218-2688

CFIA Media Relations
613-773-6600
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