The Perdue Premium Meat Company has issued a recall of almost a quarter million pounds of their ham and pepperoni products due to possible contamination.

Federal food inspectors have asked the Perdue Meat Company to recall all of their ham and pepperoni products from store shelves due to a possible Listeria contamination.

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According to the U.S. Department Of Agricultural Food Safety and Inspection Services, the recalled products, produced on various dates, and containing several different labels, all contain the same establishment number which consumers can find inside the USDA inspection markings. The code or number to look for is EST. M10125.

Approximately 234,391 pounds of the fully cooked ham and pepperoni products are under recall which was issued by Alexander & Hornung, a Michigan Company, and part of the Perdue Meat Company.

The recall applies to 17 products, from various kinds of smoked ham to bone-in ham steak to pepperoni. They were shipped to retail locations across the country and have sell-by dates ranging between December 2021 and May 2022.

The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service are reporting that so far there have not been any reports of anyone having any adverse reactions to the meat products, however food contaminated with the L monocytogenes can cause listeriosis which is a serious infection that can cause fever, muscle aches, and headaches and usually starts with gastrointestinal systems and diarrhea.

To see if you have any of these products in your refrigerator, just click HERE for a full list of all items being recalled.

If you have any questions regarding the products in this recall, you can call the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline at 1-888-674-6854 or use their live chat feature any weekday from 10 AM to 6 PM.

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