Nationwide Recall on Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon: What To Do & Who To Call

Nationwide Recall on Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon: What To Do & Who To Call

The Kraft Heinz Foods Company has issued a nationwide recall on roughly 2,068,467 pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon because they may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date, which is wrong.

The  U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)  found the error during an inspection after complaints of spoilage by consumers; at this time there are several reported illnesses.

Illness from spoiled meat can include vomiting, diarrhea, nausea and cramping; anyone who ate the product and is concerned should seek medical attention.

The turkey bacon was produced between May 31, 2015, and August 6, 2015 and bear the establishment number “P-9070” inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the line number “RS19”.

The products were shipped nationwide, as well as to the Bahamas and St. Martin.

Products subject to the recall are:

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.

Those who have these products in their possession should not eat them- throw out opened packages or return them to the store for a refund.

Consumers can contact the Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations Center at (800) 278-3403 with any questions or concerns.

Consumers can also address concerns via the FSIS virtual representative, “Ask Karen,” which is available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov.

The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem.

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