Hormel recalls 220,000 pounds of Spam and other canned meats


There’s a recall that Spam lovers will want to know about! Hormel Foods is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products that may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced the recall on May 26, 2018.

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Spam canned meats recall: What you need to know 

According to the recall alert, the canned pork and chicken products were produced on February 8 through February 10, 2018. The following products are being recalled:

  • 12-oz. metal cans containing “SPAM Classic” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes: F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889. These products were shipped throughout the United States.
  • 12-oz. metal cans containing “Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes F02098 and F02108. These products were shipped to Guam only.

The products subject to recall have the establishment number “EST. 199N” on the bottom of the can.

This recall was discovered after four consumer complaints about metal objects found in the canned products, which led to minor oral injuries.

If you have this product in your pantry, throw it away or return it to the store where you bought it.

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