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Smithfield Packaged Meats recalls ready-to-eat bacon topping products

The products may be contaminated with extraneous materials

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Smithfield Packaged Meats of Sioux Center, Iowa, is recalling approximately 185,610 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) bacon topping products.

The products may be contaminated with extraneous materials -- specifically metal.

There have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions

The following items, produced between February 21 – 23, 2022, and March 3 – 5, 2022, are being recalled:

  • 5-lb. packages containing “Golden Crisp PATRICK CUDAHY PRECOOKED BACON TOPPING” SKU 43200 12002 with lot codes 2054, 2062 and 2063.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “Smithfield PRECOOKED BACON TOPPING” SKU 43200 12003 with lot codes 2063 and 2064.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “Golden Crisp PATRICK CUDAHY FULLY COOKED BACON TOPPING APPLEWOOD SMOKED” SKU 43200 12296 with lot codes 2053 and 2062.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “Smithfield FULLY COOKED BACON TOPPING” SKU 43200 12663 with lot code 2064.
  • 5-lb. packages containing “MEMBER’S MARK FULLY COOKED BACON CRUMBLES” SKU 78742240923 with “BEST IF USED BY” date of “2022-11-18.”

The recalled products, bearing establishment number “EST. 27384” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to distributors and retail locations nationwide.

Some of the bacon product may have been used to produce other products.

What to do

Consumers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, but discard or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions may contact the firm at (844) 342-2596.

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