Hot Pockets recalled after improper meat inspection

Workers in a Hot Pocket plant (AP)

February 18, 2014 5:12:56 AM PST
Giant has announced it is recalling several types of Hot Pockets.

The products included in the recall are:

Hot Pocket Philly Steak & Cheese, 9 oz., UPC4369507107, Batch numbers:

  • 3021544512 with a best before date of March 2014
  • 3029544512 with a best before date of March 2014
  • 3197544512 with a best before date of September 2014
  • 3240544512 with a best before date of October 2014

Hot Pocket Croissant Crust Philly Steak & Cheese, 9 oz., UPC 4369505634, Batch numbers:

  • 3211544512 with a best before date of September 2014
  • 3248544512 with a best before date of November 2014
  • 3283544512 with a best before date of December 2014

Hot Pocket Philly Steak & Cheese, 54 oz., UPC 4369507520, Batch numbers:

  • 3022544513 with a best before date of March 2014
  • 3191544512 with a best before date of September 2014
  • 3224544512 with a best before date of October 2014
  • 3254544512 with a best before date of November 2014
  • 3268544512 with a best before date of November 2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation has recalled all of its meat products because they were produced without all the required inspections.

While Giant says it has not received any reports of any illnesses, customers who purchased the Hot Pockets should discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipt to Giant/Martin's for a refund.

Customers can call Nestle USA Consumer Services at 800-392-4057 with questions. They can also call GIANT/MARTIN'S Customer Service at 1-888-814-4268 or visit www.GiantFoodStores.com and www.MartinsFoods.com.

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