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Health Hazard Alert/CFIA: Certain Buitoni Brand Pizzas May Contain Pieces of Metal

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec 11, 2012) - The Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and Nestlé Canada Inc. are warning the public not to consume certain Buitoni brand pizzas described below as they may contain pieces of metal.

The following Buitoni brand pizzas, product of Germany, are affected by this alert:

Product   Weight   UPC   Production code*
Buitoni Funghi Rustico   365 g   0 55000 59984 9   21952276G2
Buitoni Margherita   350 g   0 55000 59985 6   21672276G3
Buitoni Pepperoni Diavolo   340 g   0 55000 59986 3   22092276G3
Buitoni Pollo Toscano   350 g   0 55000 59987 0   22092276G2
Buitoni Spinaci Fresca   360 g   0 55000 59990 0   21952276G3

* The production code can be found on the side of the box.

These products have been distributed nationally.

There have been no reported consumer complaints about these products in Canada.

The importer, Nestlé Canada Inc., North York, ON is voluntarily recalling the affected products from the marketplace. The CFIA is monitoring the effectiveness of the recall.

For more information, consumers and industry can call one of the following numbers:

Nestlé Canada Inc at 1-866-891-0561;

CFIA at 1-800-442-2342 / TTY 1-800-465-7735 (8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Eastern time, Monday to Friday).

For information on all food recalls, visit the CFIA''s Food Recall Report at: http://active.inspection.gc.ca/eng/corp/recarapp_dbe.asp 

To find out more about receiving recalls by e-mail, and other food safety facts, visit: www.foodsafety.gc.ca. Food and consumer product recalls are also available at http://www.healthycanadians.gc.ca.