Hormel Foods Recalls Canned Products Due To Metal Contamination





About 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products are being recalled by Hormel Foods Corp. due to possible metal contamination.

On a statement released by the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service on May 26, the contaminated products were produced on February 8 – February 10, 2018.

The decision to recall the products was implemented after the company received complaints saying that pieces of metal objects were found inside the canned products.

Here are the products that are subjected to the recall by Hormel Foods:

  • 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.
  • 12-oz. metal cans containing “Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes F02098 and F02108.
  • FSIS is urging consumers who have purchased these products to throw them away or return them to the place of purchase.