Recall Notification Report 086-2014 (Hickory Smoked Sliced Bacon)
WASHINGTON, December 22, 2014 Abe's Finest Meats, a Palatka, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 80,050 pounds of hickory smoked sliced bacon products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The following items, produced on various dates between July 23 and December 11, 2014, are subject to recall:
- 10-lb. bulk frozen packages of iCEDAR CREEK HICKORY SMOKED SLICED BACON.”
These products bear establishment number iEST. 18747” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to distributors in Florida and Georgia.
The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel during a label review. The product ingredient sodium nitrite is not declared on the product label.
FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website atwww.fsis.usda.gov/recalls.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Ricky Brown, Plant Manager, at (386) 328-5157. Media with questions about the recall can contact Ricky Brown, Plant Manager, at (386) 328-5157.
Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov.The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.
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