The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced on Tuesday, November 18th, that Nestlé Prepared Foods Company is recalling nearly 900,000 pounds of frozen chicken meals that may contain small pieces of bright-blue hard plastic. The three meals being recalled are:

  • 9.5-ounce packages of Lean Cuisine Pesto Chicken with Bow Tie Pasta with a production code of 8280595912 and the date "Best Before May 2010."
  • 10.5-ounce packages of Lean Cuisine Chicken Mediterranean bearing the production codes 8231595912 or 8241595912 and "Best before Sep 2010;" or 8263595912, 8269595911, and 8274595912 with "Best before Oct 2010" on the box; or 8291595912 or 8301595912 and "Best before Nov 2010."
  • 12.5-ounce packages of Lean Cuisine Chicken Tuscan with a production code of 8234595911 and "Best before Sep 2009;" a 8253595911 or 8269595912 and "Best before Oct 2009;" or 8292595911 or 8296595911 and "Best before Nov 2009."

These Lean Cuisine meals were produced between August 18th and October 27th, 2008. If you have one of these packages, return it to the store for a full refund. For more information, call Lean Cuisine at 1-800-993-8625.

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