South Carolina Firm Recalls Spaghetti and Meatball Entrees that May Contain Foreign Materials

Nestle Prepared Foods Company, Gaffney, S.C., establishment, is recalling approximately 10,260 pounds of frozen spaghetti and meatball entrees that may contain foreign materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The products subject to recall include: [View Label]

  • 9.5-oz. packages of “Lean Cuisine Simple Favorites, Spaghetti with Meatballs.”

The packages bear the establishment number “Est. 7991″ and the case code “0298595519P” and a best before date of November, 2011 printed on the side of the package, underneath the ingredient listing. The spaghetti and meatball products were packaged on Oct. 25, 2010, and shipped to distributors and retail stores east of the Rocky Mountains.

The problem was discovered after the company received complaints from consumers in Minn., S.D. and Wisc., upon finding hard plastic in the product. FSIS has not received any reports of injury at this time. Anyone concerned about an injury from consumption of this product should contact a healthcare professional.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.

Media with questions about the recall should contact Roz O’Hearn, Manager of Marketing Communications at (440) 264-5170. Consumers may call Nestle26 at (866) 606-8264.

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