Hormel Food Corp. Recalls more than 228,000 pounds of preserved pork and chicken products because they may be contaminated with pieces of metal, said the Department of Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Department of Agriculture.
Hormel, based in Austin, Minnesota, received four complaints from consumers who said they had found metal pieces in the cans. Some people suffered light mouth injuries when eating the products, the USDA said on Friday.
The company announced the Food Safety and Inspection Service on May 25.
The 12 ounce canned spam was produced on February 8. 10 in Fremont, Nebraska, under the labels Spam Classic and Hormel Foods Black label Luncheon Loaf and carry a "Best By" date February 2021
Spam Classic has production codes F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889. It was shipped throughout the country. The black label Luncheon Loaf has the production codes F02098 and F02108 and was only shipped to Guam.
According to the USDA, consumers who have these products should either throw them away or return them to the store where they were purchased [19659002PeoplecallingcallbackcallscancalltheHormonesConsumerResponselineat(800)523-4635