Confession time. I love SPAM. Big alert, time to check your SPAM can for a recall.

Sometimes certain foods are comfort foods. Sometimes a certain food item is part of the fabric of your childhood. SPAM is both of those for me. My Dad loved SPAM, and in my world it was a special weekend treat when he was in the kitchen making scrambled eggs and frying up the SPAM to go along with it. To this day, I still have at least one can of it on hand. I will certainly be going home to check for this.

In a press release found at the company issued the following information about one of their most popular products, SPAM.

From our family to yours, we want you to know that we take consumer and food safety very seriously and apologize to our fans for this situation. Please know this recall only affects a very limited number, 3985 cases, of 12 oz. SPAM® Classic product produced at one facility on one production day. Only this very small amount of product was affected.

Connecticut is one of the many states included, The others are, AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, MA, MD, MI, MO, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, OR, PA, PR, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, and WV.

If your can has the stamp “EST 199N” and has any of the production codes listed below with a “Best By Feb 2021” date, it is part of the recall. The codes are:

  • F020881
  • F020882
  • F020883
  • F020884
  • F020885
  • F020886
  • F020887
  • F020888
  • F020889

If you have purchased these products they should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase. If you have any questions you can call Hormel Foods, at 800-523-4635. You can also click on for more info.

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