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Whole Foods Recalls Frozen Pizza Products Due to Misbranding

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Whole Foods/North Atlantic Kitchens is recalling nearly 75,000 pounds of pepperoni pizza products due to misbranding, according to the U.S. Food and Safety Inspection Service. 

The product is labeled as containing uncured beef pepperoni, however, the pizzas contain uncured pork pepperoni, which is not declared on the label. 

The fresh pizza items were produced Jan. 5, 2015 through Jan. 22, 2016. 

The following items are subject to recall: 

  • 10 oz. vacuum-sealed packages of "Whole Foods Markets, Pizza, Pepperoni, 8"
  • 10 oz. vacuum-sealed packages of "Whole Foods Markets, Pizza, Pepperoni, 12"

The products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST. 20234" and sell-by dates of Jan. 12, 2015 through Jan. 30, 2016. 

These items were shipped for wholesale and retail sale in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York and Rhode Island. 

Anyone with questions about the recall can contact the company at: (512) 477-5566 ext. 20060 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday central standard time. 

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