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Beer, pizza, chicken nuggets: Recalls to watch

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Several recalls were announced this week, including multiple food recalls.

The latest list includes:

Select DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer's Products

Items recalled: Nestlé issued a voluntarily recall of select DiGiorno, Lean Cuisine, and Stouffer's products. Products include DiGiorno Thin & Crispy Spinach and Garlic Pizza, Lean Cuisine Spinach and Mushroom Pizza, and Stouffer's Spinach Soufflé.

Why: Several consumers reported finding pieces of glass in the recalled products. While Nestlé's investigation is ongoing, the company presumed the glass pieces are in the spinach, an ingredient common to all the recalled products.

More details: No injuries have been reported. Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products are advised to not consume them. Instead, contact Nestlé Consumer Services at 1-800-681-1676.

Corona Extra

Items recalled: 12-packs and 18-packs of Corona Extra with deposit labels have been recalled.

Why: Corona Extra 12-packs and 18-packs with deposit labels in the U.S. may contain small particles of glass.

More details: The affected bottles represent less than one-tenth of one percent of Corona Extra 12-ounce clear bottles in the marketplace.

Consumers can determine whether they have affected product by checking for the 8-digital alphanumeric code printed on the side panels of the cardboard cartons of 12-packs and 18-packs, and on the necks of Corona Extra 12-ounce bottles, by checking the production codes found on Corona's website.

Wonderful Pistachios

Items recalled: Select flavors and sizes of in-shell and shelled pistachios have been recalled.

Why: Wonderful Pistachios is recalling a limited number of flavors and sizes of in-shell and shelled pistachios due to a risk of Salmonella contamination.

More details: Salmonella can cause serious and potentially fatal infections in young children, the elderly, or people with weakened immune systems.The pistachios, distributed in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and Peru, can be identified by a 13-digit lot code number on the lower back or bottom panel of the package.

Gretchen's Shoebox Express Cheese & Fruit Bistro Box

Items recalled: Gretchen's Shoebox Express, a Seattle-based food packing establishment, issued a voluntary recall of its Cheese & Fruit Bistro Box with an "enjoy by date" of March 4 and earlier.

Why: An ingredient supplier issued a recall of the almonds used in the bistro boxes. As a result, the product may contain cashews, an undeclared tree nut allergen. People who are allergic to cashews risk serious or life-threatening reactions if exposed to the allergen.

More details: The Cheese & Fruit Bistro Boxes were distributed to Starbucks in Washington State. The company has removed the product from stores. The product is safe to consume for those who are not allergic to cashews. No illnesses have been reported to date. Customers who have purchased the product are asked to dispose of it or return the item to a Starbucks location for a full refund. Starbucks' customer relations can be reached at 1-800-782-7282.

GoGo squeeZ Applesauce Pouches

Items recalled: Materne North America issued a voluntary recall of certain packages of GoGo squeeZ applesauce pouches. The packages affected by the recall have a "best used before date" between December 4, 2015 and March 4, 2017. The 5-digit product code, which can be found on the back of the pouch or the bottom of the box, begins "US" followed by 01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, or 08. The products labeled as organic are not affected by the recall.

Why: The pouches may have been contaminated with food product residue. The Michigan State Department of Agriculture and Rural Development found the residue in two product pumps during a routine inspection. The source of the residue is not yet known.

More details: Consumers who have purchased this product are asked to contact GoGo squeeze at 1-844-275-5841 or visit their website to request a replacement voucher. Production of the product has been suspended during the ongoing investigation into the source of the residue.

Progressive Gourmet's Sausage, Egg, and Cheddar Cheese on English Muffin Breakfast Sandwiches

Items recalled: Progressive Gourmet recalled its six-ounce packages of Sausage, Egg, and Cheddar Cheese on English Muffin breakfast sandwiches manufactured for Starbucks. The affected sandwiches have a "best used before date" of "07-AUG-2016" on the top. No other sandwiches are affected by the recall.

Why: The sandwiches may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria can result in a range of symptoms from high fever and abdominal pain to fatal infections in children, the elderly, and those with weakened immune systems.

More details: The sandwiches were sold by select Starbucks in Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma, affecting about 250 stores. Starbucks has removed the affected product. No illnesses have been reported to date. Consumers who have purchased the sandwich can return them to Starbucks for a full refund.

Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets

Items recalled: Applegate Naturals recalled 8 oz. packages of Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets with the "best used before date" of September 27.

Why: The chicken nuggets may contain small pieces of plastic.

More details: The chicken nuggets were distributed to retailers in Georgia, Florida, Indiana, Massachusetts, New York,Pennsylvania, and Texas. The product can be returned where it was bought for a full refund. No injuries or illnesses have been reported.

Teva Pharmaceuticals Amikacin Sulfate Injection Vials

Items recalled: Amikacin sulfate injection USP, 1 gram/4mL (250 mg/mL) vials have been recalled.

Why: The vials may contain a glass particulate that, if present in an intravenous drug, may cause irritation, swelling, or blockage blood vessels, which may be life-threatening if a critical organ is affected.

More details: Teva Pharmaceuticals has not received any reports of adverse events or complaints related to this recall. The company issued an Urgent Drug Recall Letter to their direct customers and has arranged for impacted product to be returned. Teva Pharmaceuticals did not immediately respond to a request for comment on how many vials have been recalled.