The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced a recall of frozen pizza on Jan. 22. Annie’s Inc. initiated the recall after learning that fragments of flexible wire mesh screen may have made its way into the finished product.
The Berkeley, Calif. based company receives their flour and pizza dough from a third party flour mill.
According to Annie’s, the fine metal mesh screen failed at the flour plant that resulted in fragments of flexible metal mesh being found in the flour and pizza dough.
The following products recalled:
- Organic Four Cheese Pizza, 23.5 oz UPC 013562 200016
- Organic Pepperoni Pizza, 23.6 oz UPC 013562 200009
- Organic Supreme Pizza, 25.4 oz UPC 013562 200023
- Organic Spinach and Mushroom Pizza, 25.0 oz UPC 013562 200054
- Four Cheese Pizza, 22.5 oz UPC 013562 200078
- Pepperoni Pizza, 22.6 oz UPC 013562 200061
- BBQ Recipe Chicken Pizza, 23.1 oz UPC 013562 200092
The affected products were distributed at grocery and natural food stores throughout the United States with best buy date spanning Jan. 9 and Sep. 14.
No illnesses or complaints have been reported to date.
Consumers who have purchased the affected pizza may return it back to the store for a full refund. Anyone with further questions may call Annie’s Homegrown Frozen Pizza recall hotline at 1-888-825-6720.
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Annie’s Voluntarily Recalls Annie’s Homegrown Frozen Pizza, The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) website