Sahlen Packing Company, Inc. of Buffalo, N.Y., recalled 13,224 pounds of ready-to-eat deli ham products that may be contaminated with plastic, the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced Tuesday. This is on the heels of a Bellisio Foods recall announced Saturday.
The deli ham items were produced on January 25. The following products are subject to recall: Varying weights of whole hams sliced and sold by weight at retail deli counters containing “Market 32 by Price Chopper Black Forest Ham with natural juices caramel color added 97% Fat Free” and a sell by date of 4/8/19 represented on the label.
The whole ham products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 5155” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to retail locations in Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania and Vermont.
Although 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.
Check your refrigerators. Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them – throw them away or return to place of purchase.