Kraft Heinz recalls more than 2M pounds of turkey bacon

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NEW YORK (AP) — Kraft Heinz Foods Co. is recalling more than 2 million pounds of turkey bacon products that may be unsafe because they could possibly spoil before the “Best When Used By” date.

The US. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said that it has received reports of illness tied to individuals eating the items.

The turkey bacon products included in the recall were produced between May 31 and Aug. 6. They were shipped across the U.S. and exported to the Bahamas and St. Martin.

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

The recall includes:

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

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