Over 2.5 Million Pounds Of Meat And Poultry From Iowa Recalled
A packaging defect in meat and poultry products is causing over 2.5 million pounds of product to be recalled from an Iowa plant.
Conagra Brands, Inc, which is headquartered in Chicago, is known for brands such as Slim Jim, Reddi Wip, Hunts, Swiss Miss, and more. The current recall is for meat and poultry from an Iowa establishment of Conagra Brands.
which is headquartered in Chicago, is known for brands such as Slim Jim, Reddi Wip, Hunts, Swiss Miss, and more. The current recall is for meat and poultry from Conagra Brands in Fort Madison.
According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, the recall is for approximately 2,581,816 pounds of canned meat and poultry products due to a packaging defect. This defect can cause the product to become contaminated without showing signs of contamination.
The problem was discovered when the Fort Madison establishment observed spoilage and leaking cans from products with different production dates at the warehouse. After an investigation, it was determined the cans subject to the recall may be damaged in ways that are “not readily apparent to consumers, which may allow foodborne pathogens to enter the cans.”
The recalled products were produced between December 12, 2022, and January 13, 2023. The recalled cans have the establishment number “P4247” and were shipped all across the country.
According to the Food Safety and Inspection Service, there have been no reports of reactions due to the consumption of meat and poultry products. Consumers are advised to throw away or return any product on their shelves.
The brands included in the recall are Armour Star, Great Value, Goya, Grace, Hargis House, Hereford, Kroger, Prairie Belt, and Valrico.
A list of the recalled products can be found here.
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