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Recall of Frozen Chicken Meal Products in the United States Due to Possible Contamination with Small Pieces of Hard Plastic

Issue Date

17 November 2008

Source of Information

U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service

Food Product

Frozen Chicken Meal

Name of Manufacturer

Nestle Prepared Foods Company

Product Name and Description

1. Product name: Lean Cuisine Pesto Chicken with Bow
  Tie Pasta (9.5 ounce)
 

Production code: 8280595912

 

Use-by date: Best before May 2010

   
2.

Product name: Lean Cuisine Chicken Mediterranean

  (10.5 ounce)
 

Production code: 8231595912 or 8241595912

 

Use-by date: Best before Sep 2010

 

Production code: 8263595912, 8269595911 or 8274595912

 

Use-by date: Best before Oct 2010

 

Production code: 8291595912 or 8301595912

 

Use-by date: Best before Nov 2010

   
3.

Product name: Lean Cuisine Chicken Tuscan

  (12.5 ounce)
 

Production code: 8234595911

 

Use-by date: Best before Sep 2009

 

Production code: 8253595911 or 8269595912

 

Use-by date: Best before Oct 2009

 

Production code: 8292595911 or 8296595911

 

Use-by date: Best before Nov 2009


Reason for Recall

Products might have been contaminated with small pieces of hard plastic.

Action Taken by the Centre for Food Safety

According to the information provided by the US authorities on 24 November 2008, some of the affected products have been exported to HK. We have already asked the trade not to sell them and will closely monitor the situation.

Advice to the Trade

Stop selling the affected product

Advice to Consumers

Stop consuming the affected product

Further Information

Website of US Food Safety and Inspection Service

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
24 November 2008

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Last Revision Date : 25-11-2008