Ready Dough Pizza Inc. recalls pepperoni pizza products produced without inspection and also due to misbranding and undeclared allergens

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WASHINGTON, July 15, 2022 – Ready Dough Pizza Inc., a Hialeah, Fla. facility, is recalling approximately 10,584 pounds of pepperoni pizza products that were produced without the benefit of federal inspection, the Security Service and Food Inspection Department of Agriculture (FSIS) announced today. In addition, the product contains milk, wheat and soy, known allergens. Some products have no ingredient label and some had the wrong ingredient label.

Frozen Cuban-Style Pepperoni Pizzas were produced from January 12, 2022 through July 13, 2022. The following products are being recalled [view labels]:

  • 14 oz. boxes containing “PIZZA CUBANA CUBAN STYLE PEPPERONI PIZZA”.

The recalled products do not bear the USDA inspection mark. Also, the products did not have the proper ingredient declaration. These items were shipped to outlets in Florida.

The issue was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities when it was determined that the pepperoni pizzas did not bear the USDA inspection mark and were produced in a facility that had not been inspected. by the USDA. The agency also found that some products had the wrong ingredient label or no ingredient label at all.

There have been no confirmed reports of adverse effects due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS is concerned that some products may end up in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are asked not to consume them. These products should be discarded or returned to the place of purchase.

FSIS regularly conducts recall effectiveness checks to ensure that recalling companies are notifying their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to ensure that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, retail distribution lists will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.

Consumers and members of the media with questions about the recall may contact Jordy Figueroa, Vice President, Ready Dough Pizza Inc., at 305-364-5434 or [email protected]

Consumers with questions about food safety can call the toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 888-MPHotline (888-674-6854) or chat live via Ask the USDA from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Consumers can also browse food safety posts on Ask USDA or email a question to [email protected] For consumers who need to report a problem with a meat, poultry or egg product, the electronic online consumer complaint monitoring system is accessible 24 hours a day at https://foodcomplaint. fsis.usda.gov/eCCF/.

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