Home Run Inn: Frozen pizza recalled after customers found metal pieces


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CNN Business

About 13,000 pounds of frozen pizza made by Home Run Inn Frozen Foods is being recalled due to possible metal contamination.

The pizza’s meat topping “may be contaminated with foreign materials, especially metal,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said in a statement on Sunday.

Some customers complained about finding metal in the pizza, the regulator said.

The recalled pizza.

The recalled pizzas are Home Run Inn’s Chicago Premium Pizzeria Deluxe Sausage Classic, produced on June 6, 2022 and sold in 33.5 ounce boxes with an expiration date of December 3, 2022. Boxes are marked with “Est. 18498-A” in the inspection stamp. from the USDA.

“There are no confirmed reports of injuries or side effects resulting from the use of these products,” the agency noted. If someone has one of the affected pizzas in the freezer, they are encouraged to throw it away or return it to the point of sale. They were shipped to a distributor in Illinois “and then further distributed to retailers.”

In a statement to CNN Business, the company said that “the safety of our customers and the quality of our Home Run Inn products is paramount” and that it is “working closely” with the USDA on the recall.

Home Run Inn makes frozen pizzas and operates a restaurant chain in Illinois.

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