Lean Cuisine Recalls Chicken Meals For Containing Plastic Pieces

Lean Cuisine is recalling 900,000 pounds of its entrees after “several consumers” reported finding blue plastic in the product. If you have the Pesto Chicken with Bow Tie Pasta, the Chicken Mediterranean or the Chicken Tuscan varieties, here are the UPC and production codes of the affected batches.

Café Classics Pesto Chicken with Bow Tie Pasta

UPC code: 1380017117

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Production code (on gray strip on side of package) starts with 82805959
Best Before May 2010

Spa Cuisine Chicken Mediterranean

UPC code: 1380016612

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Production code (on gray strip on side of package) starts with any of the following:

82315959
82415959
Best Before September 2010

82635959
82695959
82745959
Best Before October 2010

82915959
83015959
Best Before November 2010

Dinnertime Selects Chicken Tuscan

UPC code: 1380014890

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Production code (on gray strip on side of package) starts with any of the following:

82345959
Best Before September 2009

82535959
82695959
Best Before October 2009

82925959
82965959
Best Before November 2009

If your product matches any of the above numbers, Lean Cuisine says to “return [it] to the place of purchase for a full refund.”

The information above was taken from the Lean Cuisine info line at (800) 993-8625. (To get to the recall info, press 2, then press 1.)

“Nestle Recalls 900,000 Pounds of Lean Cuisine” [ABC News]
“Lean Cuisine recalls frozen chicken meals” [Los Angeles Times]