SWITZ: Nestle recalls Buitoni, Wagner pizza in Europe, Canada
All pizza made in Nestle's German factory between June and November have been recalled
Nestle has recalled pizza sold under its Wagner and Buitoni brands in a number of European markets and Canada after consumers found metal pieces in a product.
The Swiss food giant said today (11 December) two shoppers in Germany had found metal in the Backfrische pizza.
Nestle has recalled all the pizza made for the two brands in its German factory between June and November.
Wagner pizza on sale in Germany, Austria and the Benelux countries has been pulled. Nestle has also recalled pizza sold under the Buitoni brand in France, Spain, Italy, Switzerland and Canada.
"We have not received any other similar complaints but to avoid any risk whatsoever to our consumers we have decided to recall the entire production of these two pizza varieties made in our German factory between June and November 2012," Nestle said.
In Germany, Austria and the Benelux countries the pizzas being recalled have best-before dates between March and November 2013.
In Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland and Canada the pizzas being recalled have best-before dates between June and November 2013.
Wagner and Buitoni voluntary pizza recall
Dec 11, 2012
As a precautionary measure, we voluntarily recalled two varieties of pizza sold under the Wagner brand in Germany, Austria and the Benelux countries, and under the Buitoni brand in Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland and Canada.
All other varieties of Wagner and Buitoni pizza are perfectly safe for consumption.
Click on the links below to find out exactly which pizzas are being recalled in your country, or call the number for consumer services in your country who can give you further information.
In Germany, Austria and the Benelux countries the pizzas being recalled have “best before” dates between March and November 2013.
In Spain, Italy, France, Switzerland and Canada the pizzas being recalled have “best before” dates between June and November 2013.
We recalled the product batches after two consumers in Germany found a small piece of metal in the Backfrische pizza. We have not received any other similar complaints but to avoid any risk whatsoever to our consumers we have decided to recall the entire production of these two pizza varieties made in our German factory between June and November 2012.
The safety and quality of our products are a non-negotiable priority for the company. We sincerely apologise to our consumers and customers for any inconvenience caused by this voluntary recall.
For more information:
Austria: Wagner Tiefkühlprodukte ruft vorsorglich „Die Backfrische“ und „Big Pizza“ zurück
Consumer services +49 6873 665 1234
Belgium: Par mesure de précaution, Wagner retire du marché toutes les variétés des gammes Sensazione, Big Pizza, Backfrische.
Consumer services +32 16 270 890
Canada: Nestlé Canada effectue le rappel volontaire de certaines variétés de pizza Buitoni
Nestlé Canada Voluntarily Recalls Select Buitoni Pizza Varieties
Consumer services + 1 866 891 0561
France: Communiqué rappel de 4 variétés de Pizzas Sensazione de la marque Buitoni
Consumer services 0811 812 813
Germany: Wagner Tiefkühlprodukte ruft vorsorglich „Die Backfrische“ und „Big Pizza“ zurück
Consumer services +49 6873 665 1234
Italy: Ritiro di alcuni lotti di pizza "Le Creazioni"
Consumer services 800 434 434
Spain: Nestlé retira voluntariamente del mercado dos variedades de pizza"
Consumer services 0800 203 591
Switzerland: Rappel volontaire de Pizzas surgelées "La Toscana" de la marque Buitoni
Rückruf tiefgekühlte Pizza Buitoni La Toscana (Ablaufdatum vom Juni bis November 2013)
Consumer services 0800 860 015
Original source: Nestle
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