Nonnweiler, Germany-based Nestlé Wagner GmbH is recalling tomato and mozzarella-topped Piccolinis pizza products from retail stores. Distributed in nine-unit boxes bearing batch number 72297017L2, the contents could be contaminated with glass splinters. Persons who have purchased the packages are asked to return them to the store for a full refund.
The recall applies only to Original Wagner Piccolinis of the tomato-mozzarella variety. All other Wagner Piccolinis and other products in the extensive range are not affected, and may be consumed without restriction.
“The quality of our products is our top priority. We regret the incident and apologize for the inconvenience,” said the company in an announcement posted at its website. Further information on the return procedure is available by phoning +49 (0) 800 – 5891263.
Founded by Ernst Wagner in 1968 and ranked as Germany’s second biggest producer and marketer of frozen pizza, the company has capacity to manufacturer more than 350 million pizzas per year. In addition to Germany, it serves customers in Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Luxembourg, Belgium, France and Denmark. Formerly dong business as Wagner Tiefkühlprodukte GmbH, the Nestlé subsidiary’s name was changed to Nestlé Wagner GmbH in 2013.