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Glass fragments prompt recall of Corona, DiGiorno, Stouffer’s, Lean Cuisine

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PHOENIX — Several food and beer products were recalled on Thursday after the makers said they may contain fragments of glass.

Corona announced Thursday it is voluntarily recalling some of its beer, while Nestle USA recalled nearly three million boxes of frozen DiGiorno pizzas, Stouffer’s lasagnas and Lean Cuisine.

Constellation Brands Beer Division, the beer’s marketer, said the recall only affects certain 12- and 18-packs of its signature Corona Extra. It estimated the recall affects one-tenth of the beer on the market, or one in every 5,000 bottles.

“While the number of potentially impacted bottles is relatively small, we’re initiating this recall as a precaution to ensure the safety of consumers,” the marketer wrote in a post announcing the recall.

Constellation said no injuries have been reported in connection with the recalled beer. Nestle said the same.

The food maker said the glass may have come from the spinach used in the recalled products. It said an investigation is ongoing.

Nestle’s recall covers about 2.98 million individual boxes, including four varieties of DiGiorno pizzas, five types of Lean Cuisine meals, four Stouffer’s lasagnas and one Stouffer’s spinach souffle. Nestle USA listed each recalled product on its website, including the production codes on the boxes and the “Best Before Dates.”

Corona has posted a list of the affected products online along with a guide to checking bottles.

Affected customers are asked to contact Corona at 866-204-9407 to get a refund for a recalled product.

A similar recall was issued in 2014, but Corona insisted it has taken steps to improve quality control. The beer maker said it received defective bottles from a third party that caused the recall to be issued.

“We take the safety of our consumers and the integrity of our beer products very seriously and we’re committed to doing all we can, working with our suppliers, to ensure this does not happen again,” Corona said.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

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