Pork recalled owing to listeria

This Recalled Pork Could Be In Your Fridge Right Now, USDA Says — Eat This  Not That

A recall on 17 pork products has been issued by Alexander & Hornung on Sunday after some of their products tested positive for listeria monocytogenes.

Here is a list of all the products affected:

  • Wellshire Wood Smoked No Carving Required Spiral Sliced All Natural Semi-Boneless Cooked Seasoned Uncured Ham
  • Wellshire Wood Smoked Semi-Boneless All Natural Cooked Seasoned Uncured Ham
  • Alexander & Hornung Spiral Sliced Smoked Ham With Natural Juices
  • Alexander & Hornung Glazed Fully Cooked Spiral Sliced Honey Ham With Natural Juices Ready to Eat
  • Alexander & Hornung Boneless Ham Water Added Fully Cooked
  • Alexander & Hornung Super Trim Bone-In Ham Steak
  • Food Club Fully Cooked Spiral Sliced Ham With Natural Juices Honey Cured
  • Garrett Valley Farms All Natural Spiral Sliced Uncured Ham Fully Cooked Semi-Boneless
  • Butcher Boy Boneless Fully Cooked Ham Water Added
  • Niman Ranch All Natural Applewood Smoked Uncured Ham
  • Open Nature Spiral Sliced Seasoned Uncured Ham Semi-Boneless Cooked
  • Five Star Brand Pepperoni
  • Big Y Bone-In Hickory Smoked Ham Steak

Alexander & Hornung had earlier recalled more than 234,000 pounds of fully cooked ham and pepperoni product.

This is according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service.

Perdue Premium Meat Company, the parent company to Alexander & Hornung, is however asking that customers check their meat products due to the possibility of a listeria contamination.

The recall affects 17 products, all fully cooked meats from ham steak and smoked ham to pepperoni. The products were reportedly shipped to several retail locations across the country.

The recall comes after the company tested a product for Listeria monocytogenes and it came back positive.

Consuming food with this bacterium, can put the consumer at risk of getting listeriosis, an infection that primarily affects the elderly, pregnant people, 

Pregnant people are likely to have the following symptoms:

  1. Fever.
  2. Flu-like symptoms.
  3. Fatigue.
  4. Muscle aches.
  5. Miscarriage.
  6. Stillbirth.
  7. Premature delivery.
  8. Life-threatening infection of the newborn.
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