A nationwide recall of ham and pepperoni merchandise has expanded to 2.3 million kilos of meat as a result of potential listeria contamination — 10 occasions greater than the preliminary recall.
Michigan-based meat provider Alexander & Hornung initially recalled 234,391 kilos of cooked ham and pepperoni merchandise on Dec. 5 as a result of listeria contamination discovered within the product sampling.
Six days later, the corporate expanded the recall to incorporate 2,320,774 kilos of cooked meats that may be contaminated.
The recall now has as much as 27 meat merchandise, together with pepperoni sticks, boneless ham, spiral slice ham, and ham steak.
All recalled merchandise bear the institution quantity “EST. M10125″ contained in the USDA mark of inspection. The recalled merchandise had numerous “promote by” dates and have been offered underneath the next model names:
- Alexander & Hornung
- Amish Valley
- Huge Y
- Butcher Boy
- 5 Star
- Meals Membership
- Garrett Valley Farms
- Niman Ranch
- Open Nature
- Wellshire Wooden
The affected merchandise have been shipped to retailers throughout the nation.
The U.S. Division of Agriculture’s Meals Security and Inspection Service (FSIS) is urging shoppers to not eat the affected merchandise, and as an alternative throw them away or return them.
Customers with questions concerning the recall can name the Alexander & Hornung Client Hotline at 1-866-866-3703.
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