FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 11, 2020
Contact: Ericka Dodge, 207-885-3132
RECALL: Portland Pie Pizza Cheese and Pizza Dough Recall Expands
SCARBOROUGH, MAINE – Hannaford Supermarkets has issued a recall for all Portland Pie cheese and Portland Pie fresh dough sold in the deli department. After what is believed to be further malicious tampering incidents involving metal objects inserted into Portland Pie products, Hannaford has removed all Portland Pie products from all store shelves and has paused replenishment of the products indefinitely.
Out of an abundance of caution, Hannaford has expanded its recall for Portland Pie pizza dough to include all Portland Pie branded products at all Hannaford stores and broadened the timeframe. Portland Pie branded products is supplied by ‘It’ll be Pizza’ based in Scarborough, ME.
Customers who purchased Portland Pie pizza dough and Portland Pie cheese sold in the deli at any Hannaford store between August 1, 2020 and October 11, 2020 should not consume the products and may return it to the store for a full refund. Customers are urged to also check storage areas including freezers for product that may have been purchased and frozen during this timeframe.
Hannaford continues to cooperate with investigating authorities. The Saco Police Department is the lead investigatory agency and is actively investigating the incidents.
No injuries or illnesses have been reported in connection with this recall.