PhotoSmithfield Packaged Meats, doing business as Stefano Foods of Charlotte, N.C., is recalling approximately 24,048 pounds of pepperoni five cheese calzones.

The product may be contaminated with extraneous materials -- specifically pieces of hard, sharp, clear plastic.

One consumer has reported suffering a small oral laceration while consuming the product.

The following not-fully-cooked item, produced on May 23, 2018, is being recalled:

  • 8-oz. deli tray of “Stefano’s Calzone PEPPERONI FIVE CHEESE STUFFED WITH PEPPERONI AND A FIVE CHEESE BLEND,” with “Lot Code 14318B” on the individual packages and “USE BY DATE 1/18/2019” on the product cases.

The recalled product, bearing establishment number “EST. M-19140” inside the USDA mark of inspection, was shipped to retail stores nationwide.

What to do

Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume it, but discard it or return it to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall may contact Wendy Johnson at (877) 933-4625 or by email at WJohnson@Smithfield.com.


Share your Comments