Conagra Brands Inc., of Fort Madison, IA, is recalling more than 2.5 million pounds of canned meat and poultry products because of a packaging defect that may cause the products to become contaminated without showing any outward signs of contamination, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

Recalled brands include Armour, Kroger, Goya, Prairie Belt, Hargis House, Grace, and Great Value. 

The problem was discovered when the company notified FSIS after observing spoiled and/or leaking cans from multiple production dates at the establishment’s warehouse.

A subsequent investigation by the establishment determined that the cans subject to recall may have been damaged in a manner that is not readily apparent to consumers, which may allow foodborne pathogens to enter the cans.

FSIS is concerned that some products may be on retail shelves or in consumers’ pantries.

The meat and poultry products were produced between Dec. 12, 2022, and Jan. 13, 2023. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.

Recalled products:

  • The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P4247” on the product cans.
  • Labels and product codes can be viewed here.

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. 

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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