Sign up for the Powder & Bulk Solids Weekly newsletter.
John S. Forrester
May 26, 2022
1 Min Read
Image courtesy of Smithfield
American protein products maker Smithfield announced that its Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. plant in Sioux Center, IA is recalling 185,610 lb of ready-to-eat (RTE) bacon toppings after receiving a consumer complaint that metal was found in a product.
The US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) published a notice on the recall on May 20. Impacted products were manufactured on several dates between Feb. 21, 2022 and Mar. 5, 2022 and sent to retailers and distributors across the US.
“The problem was discovered after the firm received a customer complaint reporting they found metal in the RTE bacon topping product,” FSIS wrote in the recall announcement. “There have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.”
Smithfield is urging retailers and distributors to halt sales of the products and dispose of them.
Also this month, Powder & Bulk Solids reported that Mars Wrigley issued a voluntary recall for several types of gummies sold under the Skittles, Starburst, and Life Savers brands for the possible presence of a very thin strand of metal embedded in the products or loose in the package.
About the Author(s)
You May Also Like
Training & Development of Staff Post-Pandemic is More Important Than EverFeb 23, 2024|3 Min Read
Röhm Builds New Plant for PLEXIGLAS Molding CompoundsFeb 23, 2024|2 Min Read
Sucro Ltd. to Build New Cane Sugar RefineryFeb 22, 2024|2 Min Read
New Study Finds Toxic Chemical in Oat CerealsFeb 22, 2024|2 Min Read