The spam producer recalls more than 220,000 pounds of preserved pork and chicken products that could be contaminated with pieces of metal, the Department of Food Safety and Inspection Service of the US Department of Agriculture announced on Saturday (May 26).
Hormel Food Corp., warns some 12-ounce doses of spam and black-pack Luncheon Loaf packaged from February 8 to February 10 can be dangerous to eat and should be thrown away or returned.
The recall was announced after four consumers found metal particles in the product. According to FSIS, there were reports of "minor oral injuries" associated with the contaminated products. All 12 ounce cans of classic spam with a "best by" date of February 2021
After the FSIS, the spam products concerned were shipped throughout the United States and Guam, but the black-labeled Luncheon Loaf products were only shipped to Guam.
The labels of the recalled products here.