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Friday, November 02, 2007

General Mills Recalls Totino’s & Jeno’s Frozen Pizzas With Product and contact information

General Mills has recalled Five million Totino's and Jeno's frozen pepperoni pizzas that could be linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 in the United States. The pizzas were made in the company's Wellston, Ohio plant and distributed across the United States.

Between July 20 and Oct. 10, there were 21 cases ofE. Coli0157:H7 reported in Illinois, Kentucky, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and Wisconsin. Of the 21 people who became ill, nine said they'd eaten Totino's or Jeno's pizza with pepperoni, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a news release.

Included in the recall are Totino's Original Crisp Crust Party Pizza and Jeno's Crisp 'N Tasty Pizza containing pepperoni or a combination of pepperoni, sausage and other ingredients, theAPreported. Packages affected by the recall show "EST. 7750" inside the USDA mark of inspection, and include a "best if used by" date on or before "02 APR 08 WS."

The specific products in the recall include:

Brand Product SKU number
Totino's Party Supreme 42800-10700
Totino's Three Meat 42800-10800
Totino's Pepperoni 42800-11400
Totino's Pepperoni 42800-92114
Totino's Classic Pepperoni 42800-11402
Totino's Pepperoni Trio 42800-72157
Totino's Party Combo 42800-11600
Totino's Combo 42800-92116
Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty Supreme 35300-00561
Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty Pepperoni 35300-00572
Jeno's Crisp 'n Tasty Combo 35300-00576

Any consumers concerned about an illness should contact a physician. Anyone diagnosed by a physician as having an illness related to E. coli O157:H7 is also urged to contact state and local public health authorities.

Consumers can contact Totino’s / Jeno’s for product replacement by clipping the UPC (bar code) symbol from each pizza box and sending their UPC's, along with their name and address to:

Totino's / Jeno’s
P.O. Box 200 - Pizza
Minneapolis, MN 55440-0200

The product itself should be thrown away. Consumers with additional questions about the recall should contact the company at (800) 949-9055.


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