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FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Consumer Media: 888-Info-FDA
December 26, 1998

PRODUCT
a) Hormel Quick Meal Cheeseburger; b) Hormel Quick Meal Hamburger; c) Hormel Quick Meal Bacon Cheeseburger. Recall #F-083/085-9.

CODE
a) 09248EX (where X = 1 - 6) was recalled on October 6, 1998. On October 30, 1998, the recall was expanded to all codes on the market as of October 30, 1998; b) All codes on the market as of October 30, 1998; c) All codes on the market as of October 30, 1998.

MANUFACTURER
Finished Product Sandwiches: Pierre Foods, Claremont, North Carolina.

RECALLED BY
Recalling Firm/Distributor/Manufacturer of Cooked Beef Patties: Hormel Foods Corporation, Austin, Minnesota, by press release and letter on October 30, 1998. Firm-initiated recall ongoing.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide.

QUANTITY
185,000 cases (each case containing 12 individually packaged sandwiches) were distributed.

REASON
Products may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

 

The information contained herein has been obtained from sources that the Company believes to be reliable, however, the Company has not independently verified or confirmed the information and the recipient acknowledges that no representations or warranties are being made in connection with the use of the information.