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Consumer warning for Junction Pizza

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The Minnesota Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers with soy allergies to avoid eating The Junction Pizza brand frozen thick crust cheese pizza after the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service discovered the products contained undeclared soy lecithin, a known allergen, during routine label review.

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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.

The Junction Pizza brand frozen thick crust cheese pizza is part of a larger recall of The Junction Pizza brand frozen meat pizzas announced by FSIS Sept. 27. The Junction Pizza brand frozen thick crust cheese pizza is a 30 oz. (1 lb. 14 oz.) product.

The recalled products bear a “made on date” between “3 27 13” and “9 23 13” that appears on a sticker on the back of the product. The products were produced between March 27 and Sept. 23 and shipped to retail stores in the Grey Eagle, Minn., 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 meat pizzas can be found at www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2013/rc-056-2013-release.

Consumers who may have become ill after eating the products should contact their health care provider. Questions about the recall can be directed to (320) 304-4768.

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