Hormel Recalls 220,000 Pounds of Spam for Metal Fragments, Injuries Reports
Hormel Food Corp. is recalling 228,614 pounds of canned meat products following reports of metal objects being found in the products and consumers suffering oral injuries from the fragments.
About the Spam Recall
According to Fortune, the recall affects canned meat products, including Spam, sold in the United States and Guam. Hormel has received multiple reports of consumers suffering tooth and oral injuries after eating meat containing metal objects.
Anyone who has suffered injuries or is concerned about possible injuries or illnesses resulting from consumption of the recalled products is urged to contact their healthcare provider.
Consumers should not eat the recalled products and should return the food items to their place of purchase.
Description of the Recalled Canned Meat Products
The recalled canned pork and chicken products were produced on February 8 through February 10, 2018. The following products are subject to recall:
- 12-oz. metal cans containing “SPAM Classic” with a “Best By” February 2021 date.
- Affected production codes include:
- These products were shipped throughout the United States.
- 12-oz. metal cans containing “Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes F02098 and F02108. These products were shipped to Guam only.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 199N” on the bottom of the can. These items were shipped throughout the United States and to Guam.
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