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 About Organic Ham,” Wegmans Private Label with pack lot numbers 14941309, 14941310 and 14941311.
This product bears “EST 9935” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the labels and was produced May 29, 2014. The product was shipped to Wegmans locations in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia to be sliced at deli counters. The ham was sold between June 12 and June 25. The problem was discovered by a Wegmans employee upon slicing the ham at the deli counter. The problem was traced to a piece of plastic that broke off from an interlocker belt. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from consumption of this product should contact a healthcare provider. The products label is below: