Hot Pocket Recall
USDA meat recall includes popular snack food
February 19, 2014

A recall initiated by the USDA of almost 9 million pounds of unwholesome meat products also includes several varieties of the popular pocket-based snack food, Hot Pockets. 

The Hot Pockets manufacturer, Giant Food, LLC announced that it removed from sale the Hot Pockets Philly Steak & Cheese variety as a result of the USDA recall of meat products. 

The following products are included in this recall:

  • Hot Pocket Philly Steak & Cheese, 9 oz., UPC4369507107, Batch numbers:
    • 3021544512 with a best before date of March 2014
    • 3029544512 with a best before date of March 2014
    • 3197544512 with a best before date of September 2014
    • 3240544512 with a best before date of October 2014

  • Hot Pocket Croissant Crust Philly Steak & Cheese, 9 oz., UPC 4369505634, Batch numbers:
    • 3211544512 with a best before date of September 2014
    • 3248544512 with a best before date of November 2014
    • 3283544512 with a best before date of December 2014

  • Hot Pocket Philly Steak & Cheese, 54 oz., UPC 4369507520, Batch numbers:
    • 3022544513 with a best before date of March 2014
    • 3191544512 with a best before date of September 2014
    • 3224544512 with a best before date of October 2014
    • 3254544512 with a best before date of November 2014
    • 3268544512 with a best before date of November 2014

 If you have have purchased or currently have any of the products above, discard any unused portions.

If you’d like more information on the recall, you may contact Nestle USA Consumer Services at (800) 392-4057. The Giant Customer Service line is also available at at (888) 469-4426 Monday through Friday 9AM - 5PM.