Advisory issued for frozen pizza brand
The Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) is alerting consumers with soy allergies to avoid eating The Junction Pizza brand frozen thick crust cheese pizza.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) discovered the products contained undeclared soy lecithin, a known allergen, during routine label check.
There are no reports of illness linked to consumption of the product. Consumers with soy allergies are asked to throw away any of the product they may have at home.
This is part of a larger recall of The Junction Pizza brand frozen meat pizzas announced by FSIS September 27.
The Junction Pizza brand frozen thick crust pizza is a 30 oz. product. The recalled products bear a “made on date” that appears on a sticker on the back of the product.
The products were produced between March 27 and September 23 and shipped to retail stores in the Grey Eagle area.
Consumers should be advised that a list of The Junction Pizza brand meat pizzas found on the FSIS website does not include the cheese pizza that is also being recalled.
The list of The Junction Pizza brand meat pizzas can be found on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recallcasearchive/archive/2013/rc-056-2013-release.
Consumers who may have become ill after eating the products should contact their health care provider.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the company at (320) 304-4768.