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Listeria concern brings recall of ham by Memphis company

Memphis-based Fineberg Packing Co. Inc. has recalled 8,822 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products that may be adulterated with Listeria monocytogenes, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). FSIS and the company are concerned that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers. Consumers who have purchased these products are… Continue Reading

Wegmans Deli Ham Recalled for Possible ‘Extraneous Materials’

Philadelphia-based E. G. Emils & Sons Inc. is recalling approximately 5,896 pounds of organic deli ham sold under the Wegmans label because it may be contaminated with “extraneous materials,” according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The following product is subject to USDA recall: “Wegmans Food You Feel Good… Continue Reading

Ham Products Recalled Due to Possible Listeria Contamination

Gusto Packing of Montgomery, IL, is recalling approximately 67,113 pounds of sliced spiral ham products due to concerns about possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Saturday. The hams were shipped to wholesalers for further distribution in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio, while some were exported… Continue Reading

Deli Meat Listeria Recall Expands to Include 468,000 Pounds of Product

The Louisiana firm that recalled 20,166 pounds of roast beef products earlier this week for potential Listeria contamination has greatly expanded the initial recall, which now includes 468,000 pounds of a variety of deli meats. Manda Packing Company of Baker, Louisiana, is now including ham, turkey breast, tasso pork, ham shanks, hog head cheese, corned… Continue Reading

Byron Center Wholesale Meats Recalls Ham Products

Byron Center Wholesale Meats of Byron Center, Michigan announced Saturday that it was recalling approximately 6,500 pounds of ham products that were produced without a Hazard Analysis & Critical Control Points (HACCP) plan. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the recalled products were distributed in Michigan and Indiana under the “Seven Sons Family Farms… Continue Reading

CFIA Suspends Plant After Finding Listeria on Employee

After finding Listeria monocytogenes on the sleeve of a meat plant employee, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency suspended the license of a meat processing company in Edmonton, Alberta last week, saying the company had “failed to correct deficiencies” previously pointed out by the agency. As a result of the positive Listeria test, Capital Packers Inc…. Continue Reading

Allergen Alert: Pimento Spread Packaging Error

Reser’s Fine Foods, Inc. of Beaverton, OR is recalling 653 cases of 7 oz. Mrs. Weaver’s Pimento Spread that may have been packaged into containers marked Ham Salad. The Ham Salad label does not list milk, an allergen, among the ingredients. The problem was discovered by a company representative during a routine store visit.  There… Continue Reading

Clostridium Perfringens Prompts Ham Recall in Quebec

Charcuterie La Tour Eiffel is recalling several types of ham products distributed in Quebec due to contamination with Clostridium perfringens. The recalled products were supplied to retailers, and to hotels, restaurants and institutions in Quebec. The recall is for: – La Belle Bretagne brand “Our Cooked Ham – Original,” variable kg; best before 12AL14 or… Continue Reading