80,000 pounds of misbranded bacon recalled
Abe’s Finest Meats, a Palatka, Fla. establishment, is recalling approximately 80,050 pounds of hickory smoked sliced bacon products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
The following items, produced on various dates between July 23 and December 11, 2014, are subject to recall: 10-lb. bulk frozen packages of “CEDAR CREEK HICKORY SMOKED SLICED BACON.”
These products bear establishment number “EST. 18747” inside the USDA mark of inspection. They were shipped to distributors in Florida and Georgia.
The problem was discovered by FSIS inspection personnel during a label review. The product ingredient sodium nitrite is not declared on the product label. FSIS and the company have received no reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.