Ministry of Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday Hormel Foods Corp., a food processing company based in Fremont, Nebraska, recalled canned meat and products that could be contaminated with foreign matter.
Ca. It was estimated that 228,614 pounds of the company's products were contaminated with unwanted particles, particularly pieces of metal.
The recalled pork and chicken products were produced between the 8th and 10th of February and bear the serial number. EUROPEAN SUMMER TIME. The items were shipped throughout the United States and to Guam.
The issues with the specific set of Hormel Foods products were first brought to the attention of FSIS after complaining about four consumer complaints about metal objects in the United States The Food Safety Agency was also alerted to reports of minor oral injuries related to the ingestion of canned products.
The following are the details of the products that have been recalled:
" 12 oz. Metal cans, the & # 39; Hormel Foods Black label Luncheon Loaf & # 39; with a & # 39; Best By & # 39; February 2021 date and production codes F02098 and F02108 included. These products were only shipped to Guam. "
FSIS urged consumers who have purchased products that meet the above description not to consume them, but throw away the canned goods or return them to the place where they bought them.
The decision was taken by the FSIS as This is done in cases where there is a hazardous situation where there is a likelihood that the use of the product will result in serious health consequences or death. [19659002ConsumerswithquestionsaboutrecallcancontactConsumerCounselingHormon:(800)523-4635
The announcement came days after Hormel Foods reported record sales and profits in the second quarter, with the company's earnings from Austin, Minnesota rising 12.5 percent to $ 237.4 million or 44 Cents per share, which represents an increase of almost 13 percent compared to the same period last year  Chief executive Jim Snee attributed the increase in profits to the company's recent acquisitions, such as the deli meat brands Fontanini and Columbus, which boosted sales as it faced problems such as national shortages of trucks and volatile pork prices. 19659002] In 2016, a contract manufacturer of Hormel Foods had to recall several products from Muscle Milk, as a packaging defect meant that the product was damaged during transport.
Hormel Foods' shares increased by 1.24 percent during the Friday trading session on the New York Stock Exchange.