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‘Foreign Materials’ Force BBQ Chicken Pizza Recall

Romeoville, IL-based Great Kitchens, Inc. recalled approximately 109,800 pounds of BBQ chicken pizza products that may contain foreign materials on June 25.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the health risk for this second-class recall is low.

Specific products recalled include:

-14 lb, 4 oz cases of “Marketside, 16″ BBQ Chicken Pizza, 8-16” Pizzas, with case codes of “11016611,” “11016621,” “11016711,” or “11016721.”

-28.5 oz “Marketside, 16″ BBQ recipe, Thin Crust, Chicken Pizza.”

Each box bears the establishment number “P-2539B” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

The BBQ chicken pizza products were produced on June 15 and 16, 2010, and were shipped to distribution centers and retail stores nationwide.

Great Kitchens discovered small pieces of plastic during production of the product.

In a statement, FSIS said it has not yet received any consumer complaints or reports of injury. Anyone concerned about an injury from consumption of this product should contact a physician.

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.

Consumers and media with questions about the recall should contact Great Kitchens President and CEO Gerald Coghlan at (815) 306-7171.

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