Chicken products recalled for alleged contamination

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Nestle USA Inc. is recalling approximately 267,024 pounds of chicken pizza products, produced at its Little Chute, WI establishment, and chicken lasagna products, produced at its Springville, UT establishment that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The chicken lasagna items were produced on Dec. 21, 2015 and the chicken pizza items were produced on Jan. 17, 2016 and Jan. 18, 2015.

The following products are subject to recall:

· 19.03-oz. boxes containing 'DIGIORNO pizzeria! Tuscan-style chicken pizza' with case codes 601752592 and 601852591 and Best By: Aug., 2016.

· 96-oz. boxes containing 'Stouffer's chicken lasagna' with a case code 5355595915 and Best By: Jan., 2018.

The chicken pizza products subject to recall bear establishment number 'P-5754' and the chicken lasagna products subject to recall bear establishment number 'P9018' inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the firm received multiple consumer complaints regarding small pieces of glass in foods that fall under the jurisdiction of FSIS or the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. More specifically, one consumer complaint was received regarding FSIS inspected product.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of the products subject to recall. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness associated with the products subject to recall should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers who may have purchased the recalled products are urged not to consume them but instead contact Nestle Consumer Services at 1-800-681-1676.