Kraft recalls 2 million pounds of turkey bacon

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) Kraft Heinz Foods Company is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon products because it may spoil before the Best When Used By date.

The U.S. Department of Agricultures Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall on Tuesday.

The turkey bacon in question was produced between May 31, 2015, and August 6, 2015.

These are the products subject to recall:

  • 56 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Selects Uncured Turkey Bacon bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 4470007633 0, and with Best When Used By dates of 24 AUG 2015 through 26 OCT 2015.
  • 36 oz. cardboard boxes (containing three plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 7187154874 8, and with Best When Used By dates of 28 AUG 2015 through 20 OCT 2015.
  • 48 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 7187154879 3, and with Best When Used By dates of 3 SEPT 2015 through 30 OCT 2015.

The affected products have the establishment number P-9070 inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the line number RS19. These items were shipped nationwide.

The problem was discovered after consumer complaints about spoilage prompted an investigation.

FSIS say they have not yet received any confirmed reports of adverse reactions in relation to the consumption of these products. However, the company has received reports of illness related to the consumption of these products.

Anyone concerned about illness should contact a healthcare provider right away.

Those with questions about the recall can contact the Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations Center at (800) 278-3403.

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