Hormel recalls 228,000+ pounds of canned pork and chicken products for possible metal contamination

MILWAUKEE -- Hormel Food Corp., is recalling approximately 228,614 pounds of canned pork and chicken products because it could contain pieces of metal.

According the USDA, the canned pork and chicken products were produced on February 8 through February 10, 2018.

The following products are subject to recall:


      The USDA says, the recalled products have the number "EST. 199N" on the bottom of the can. They were shipped throughout the United States and to Guam.

      The problem was found after the company received four consumer complaints stating that metal objects were found in the canned products -- including reports of minor oral injuries.

      Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

      Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Consumer Response, Hormel Foods, at (800) 523-4635.