The department's Food Safety Inspection Service said on Saturday that the problem was discovered after four customers complained about metal objects in Hormel canned goods. FSIS did not say how metal parts could have entered the products.
In all of EE. The 12-ounce metal cans labeled "SPAM Clbadic" with the designation "EST 199N" should not be eaten due to the risk of minor oral injuries, said FSIS. The cans have a "Best By" date of February 2021 and bear the following production codes: F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889.
Possibly contaminated meat cans were also distributed in Guam. These 12-ounce metal cans contain "Hormel Food Black-Label Luncheon Loaf". The recalled cans are marked "Best for" in February 2021 and bear production codes F02098 and F02108.
Products must be disposed of immediately or returned to the place of purchase, said FSIS. In a statement, Hormel said he remembered the products "out of precaution" and that "the health and safety of consumers is our main concern."
Hormel Foods Corporation, based in the United States, sells products in more than 70 countries.