What to Know
- About 13,224 pounds of Sahlen Packing Company, Inc.'s ready-to-eat deli ham products recalled after possible extraneous materials found
- The USDA FSIS announced the recall Tuesday due to possible contamination with extraneous materials, specifically plastic
- Consumers who purchased products are urged not to eat them; They should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase, FSIS says
About 13,224 pounds of Sahlen Packing Company, Inc.'s ready-to-eat deli meat products are being recalled after possible extraneous materials were found.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall Tuesday due to a possible contamination with extraneous materials, specifically plastic.
According to the FSIS, the ready-to-eat deli ham in question were produced on Jan. 25 and include varying weights of whole hams sliced and sold by weight at retail deli counters containing “MARKET 32 BY PRICE CHOPPER BLACK FOREST HAM with natural juices caramel color added 97% FAT FREE” and a sell by date of 4/8/19 represented on the label.
The whole ham products subject to recall bear establishment number "EST. 5155" inside the USDA mark of inspection, the FSIS says, adding that the roducts were shipped to locations in New York, Connecticut, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont.
The problem was discovered Feb. 22 when Sahlen Packing received a complaint of an extraneous materian in a ham product that was produced for retail deli slicing.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, the FSIS says. However, anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
Consumers who purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase, the FSIS says.