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Whole Foods recalls its frozen pizza pepperoni items

Whole Foods/ North Atlantic Kitchen in Everett, Mass, announced a recall of around 73,898 lbs. of frozen pepperoni pizzas because of misbranding, the Food safety and inspection Service of the US Dept. of Agriculture reported.

The pizzas are labeled as holding uncured beef pepperoni, but the topping is really uncured pork pepperoni. The pepperoni was not marked in the item label, and a few people have a feeling or intolerance to pork- FSIS said in a statement. The agency noticed the problem during a label inspection at the company. FSIS reported that the problem was occurred due to the change in ingredient suppliers.

The influenced things incorporate 10-oz. vacuum-fixed bundles of Whole Foods Markets, Pizza, Pepperoni, 8-inch and 19-oz. vacuum-fixed bundles of Whole Foods Markets, Pizza, Pepperoni, 12-inch. The solidified pizzas were created Jan. 5, 2015, through Jan. 22, 2016, and bear foundation number “EST. 20234” inside the USDA characteristic of assessment and offer by dates of Jan. 12, 2015, through Jan. 30, 2016, imprinted on the bundling.

These Pizza pepperonis were transported for wholesale and retail stores in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. FSIS said that said there have been no reports of unfriendly responses because of utilization of the pizzas.

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