Nearly 2.6 million pounds of Vienna canned meat and poultry has been recalled due to a packaging defect that may cause the products to become contaminated without showing any outward signs of contamination.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “P4247” on the product cans. These items were shipped to retail locations nationwide.
The meat and poultry products were produced between December 12, 2022, and January 13, 2023. The following products are subject to recall: [view spreadsheet] [view labels].
The problem was discovered when the establishment notified FSIS after observing spoiled and/or leaking cans from multiple production dates at the establishment’s warehouse.
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.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
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