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WASHINGTON – Hormel Foods Corp., based in Austin, Minnesota, recalled approximately 228,614 lbs. of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with foreign matter, specifically pieces of metal, the US Dept. of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced on May 26.

The problem was discovered after the firm received four consumer complaints stating metal objects were found in the canned products. FSIS was notified on May 25.  

The canned pork and chicken products were produced on Feb. 8-10, 2018. 

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 199N” on the bottom of the can. These items were shipped throughout the United States and to Guam.

The following products are subject to the recall: 

12-oz. metal cans containing “SPAM Classic” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes: F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889. These products were shipped throughout the United States.

12-oz. metal cans containing “Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes F02098 and F02108. These products were shipped to Guam only.


There have been reports of minor oral injuries associated with consumption of the products.