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Friday, June 27, 2014

Recall-- Organic Ham Contains Plastic

Label, Recalled Product E. G. Emils & Sons, Inc., a Philadelphia, Pa. establishment, is recalling approximately 5,896 pounds of deli ham product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.
The following product is subject to USDA recall:
  • “Wegman’s Food You Feel Good About Organic Ham,” Wegman’s Private Label with pack lot numbers 14941309, 14941310 and 14941311.
This product bears “EST 9935” inside the USDA mark of inspection on the labels and was produced May 29, 2014. The product was shipped to Wegman’s locations in Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Virginia to be sliced at deli counters. The organic ham was sold between June 12 and June 25.
The problem was discovered by a Wegman’s employee upon slicing the ham at the deli counter. The problem was traced to a piece of plastic that broke off from an interlocker belt.
Neither the company nor FSIS has received any reports of injury associated with consumption of this product. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness from consumption of this product should contact a healthcare provider.        
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify that recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.  
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact E.G. Emils & Sons, Inc. at 215-763-9824. Media with questions about the recall should contact

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