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article imageBlack Forest Hams sold at Costco and Sam's Club recalled

By Karen Graham     Sep 21, 2016 in Food
A Washington state establishment is recalling approximately 8,694 pounds of ham products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, primarily rubber fragments. This is a Class II recall.
502 Boundary Blvd. Inc., formerly known as Fletcher’s Fine Foods Ltd., an Algona, Washington establishment, is recalling about
8,694 pounds of ham products after a retail location received a consumer complaint about finding pieces of rubber embedded in the ham product.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued the news release about the Class II recall. A class II recall means this is a health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product.
The products under the recall notice were produced and packed by Sofina Foods, a London, Ontario, Canada establishment and exported to the United States on July 21, 2016. The boneless, ready-to-eat ham items were produced on July 18, 2016.
The products subject to the recall is as follows: 6.02-lb. vacuum-sealed packages containing one “Fletcher’s Fine Foods CLASSICS Black Forest Brand Ham with Natural Juices.” They bear the phrase, “Product of Canada” and “Est. #337” on the label.
The ready-to-eat ham products bear packaging code 16 OC 2016. These items were shipped to Costco and Sam’s Club establishments and distribution centers in Alaska, Utah, and Washington state.
And while there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products, anyone concerned over a possible injury due to consumption of the products is advised to see a healthcare provider.
Consumers are warned not to eat these products and to throw them out or return them to the place of purchase. Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Consumer Call Center at 1-(855)-763-4621.
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