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Hot Pockets' Philly Steak & Cheese recalled by Giant

Published On: Feb 17 2014 03:49:44 PM CST
Updated On: Feb 17 2014 04:59:02 PM CST
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CARLISLE, Pa. -

Hot Pockets' Philly Steak & Cheese products voluntarily are being recalled by all Giant grocery stores.

The Giant/Martin's chain has removed that Nestle brand from sale because the Rancho Feeding Corporation is recalling meat products, which the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced were produced without all required inspections.

Spokesmen for Giant/Martin's said the company has received no reports of illnesses to date.

The following products are included in the 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

The grocery chain is advising customers who have purchased the products to discard any unused portions and bring their purchase receipts to Giant/Martin's stores for a full refund.

Consumers looking for additional information on the recall may call Nestle USA Consumer Services at 800-392-4057 or Giant/Martin's customer service at 1-888-814-4268. Customers also can get information online.

Headquartered in Carlisle, Giant/Martin's operates nearly 200 grocery stores in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia and West Virginia.