News Release
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
DATE:
 August 22, 2008
CONTACT: Katie McKenna
kmckenna@topsmarkets.com

   
NESTLE RECALLS HOT POCKETS PEPPERONI PIZZA
Williamsville, NY – As part of a manufacturer’s recall, Tops Markets has removed from shelves 54-ounce, 12-pack cartons of "HOT POCKETS PEPPERONI PIZZA" brand stuffed sandwiches. The product may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced today. They have not said what the 'foreign material' is that has been found.

This recall affects 54-ounce, 12-pack cartons of "HOT POCKETS PEPPERONI PIZZA" brand stuffed sandwiches. Printed on the side of each carton is "8157544614D," "EST 7721A," and "BEST BEFORE JAN2010." Each carton bears the USDA mark of inspection.

The products were produced on June 5 and distributed to retail establishments nationwide. No reports of illnesses or injuries associated with this product have been received.

Consumers who purchased the above product are urged to return them to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact Nestle Company Consumer Services at (800) 350-5016.

Tops Markets, LLC, is headquartered in Williamsville, NY and operates 71 full-service supermarkets and five franchise supermarkets. With over 10,000 associates, Tops is the leading full-service grocery retailer in Western New York, Central New York, including Rochester, and Northwestern Pennsylvania. For more information about Tops Markets, visit the company's Web site at www.topsmarkets.com

 

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