Pizza with BBQ Chicken Recalled for Choking Hazard

An Illinois company is recalling about 109,000 pounds of barbeque chicken pizza products because the products may contain bits of plastic which could choke consumers. The pizza products were made on June 15 and 16. They were shipped to nationwide retail outlets and distribution centers. The  recall was announced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

Products being recalled:

14-pound, 4-ounce cases of “MARKETSIDE, 16″ BBQ CHICKEN PIZZA, 8-16″ Pizzas,” bearing case codes of  “11016611,” “11016621,” “11016711,” or “11016721.” 28.5-ounce “Marketside™, 16″ BBQ RECIPE, Thin Crust, CHICKEN PIZZA.”

The company discovered small pieces of plastic within their BBQ chicken pizza products when the products were being made. So far no injuries or complaints have been reported.

The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday.  Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day.

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Ann W.
Ann W.3 years ago

Another reason also for getting rid of plastic !!

Linda Jacoby
Linda Jacoby3 years ago

Thank you! And again another reason I try to avoid eating preprocessed meals.

Jennifer C.
Past Member 4 years ago

Thank you.

Tim Cheung
Tim C.4 years ago


K s Goh
KS Goh4 years ago

Thanks for the article.

Robert O.
Robert O.4 years ago


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Robert Coleman
Robert C.5 years ago

I have a strange, but intense oposition to chicken on pizza... and I'm particularly grateful for that fact today!

karen k.
Past Member 5 years ago


Sheri P.
Sheri P.5 years ago

GROSS!!! Why do people even eat that sh!t???