Nearly a quarter-million pounds of Spam and one other lunch loaf product made by Minnesota-based Hormel are being recalled after a number of folks had been injured from metal objects in the food, federal officers mentioned.
The 228,614 pounds of the canned hen and pork merchandise had been comprised of Feb. Eight-10 on the Austin firm’s plant in Fremont, Neb., in keeping with the recall introduced by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Consumers filed 4 complaints about metal in their canned meats, which introduced the issue to Hormel’s consideration. The FSIS was notified Friday.
“There have been reports of minor oral injuries associated with consumption of the products,” the company’s announcement learn.
“FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a health care provider.”
The FSIS warned that some of the merchandise may nonetheless be in customers’ properties and urged them to both throw away or return the gadgets to the shop for a refund.
Anyone with questions in regards to the recall can contact Hormel at 1-800-523-4635.
The recall got here two days after the corporate reported document gross sales and document revenue for the quarter to $237.four million, or 44 cents a share. Wall Street consensus predicted a few penny extra.