Wegmans Italian Classics Pasta Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: Wegmans Italian Classics Pasta Recall [US]Wegmans Food Markets recalls an estimated 1,638 packages of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli due to suspected plastic fragment contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/p3iO303Ra7B

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm519172.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Pasta are subject to this recall:

  • Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli, 9-ounce containers with a UPC of 0-77890-38934, sold between Tuesday, August 2 and Tuesday, August 30, 2016 because the product may contain pieces of white plastic.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

According to the FDA, approximately 1,638 units of Wegmans Italian Classics Striped Ricotta & Spinach Ravioli were sold in 90 Wegmans stores located in the states of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland and Massachusetts. Wegmans reports that all product with the affected code date is no longer on store shelves.

The recall was initiated because Wegmans was notified by customers that white plastic pieces were found in the product. Wegmans will place automated phone calls to customers who purchased the product using its Shoppers Club card.

If plastic or metal fragments are ingested, they could cut the mouth, stomach or other parts of the GI tract, cause intestinal perforation or serious infection and possibly require surgical intervention for their safe removal.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Pasta, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Pasta to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Wegmans Consumer Affairs Department toll free at 1-855-934-3663 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7529-2016
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