Nestle Issues Recall for Hot Pockets Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites Due to Undeclared Allergens
known allergens egg, milk, soy, and wheat are not listed as ingredients on the label
Nestlé USA has initiated a recall of Hot Pockets Four Cheese Pizza Snack Bites due to misbranding and undeclared allergens.
The recalled Hot Pockets snack bites were donated to a charitable organization in Missouri and not sold in retail. The product contains the known allergens egg, milk, soy, and wheat, which are not declared as ingredients on the label.
People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to eggs, milk, soy, or wheat run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume this product.
The frozen triangular-shaped, snack-sized Hot Pockets were donated on June 22, 2017 in 600lb totes and may have later been repackaged in resealable plastic bags and further distributed and sold to food banks in Missouri.
What should consumers do?
Consumers who have received or purchased the repackaged product should not consume it. The product should be discarded or returned to the place of receipt/purchase.
No Hot Pockets of any variety sold through retail supermarkets are subject to this recall.
To date, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of the recalled Hot Pocket snack bites. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers with questions or concerns about this recall can contact Nestle Consumer Engagement Services at (800) 681-1676.