Kentucky-based Nestlé Prepared Foods Co. has recalled a number of its frozen pizzas due to a risk of the product containing "foreign materials".

The recall, announced yesterday (21 August) by the US Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), includes 215,660 pounds of frozen stuffed pepperoni pizza sandwiches.

It includes 54-oz 12-pack cartons of Hot Pockets pepperoni pizza with a best-before date of January 2010 and marked with code: 8157544614D.

The products were produced on 5 June and distributed to retail establishments nationwide.

The problem was discovered after the company received consumer complaints.

The FSIS said it has not received any consumer complaints or reports of injury to date.