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Oscar Mayer recalling 2.1 million pounds of bacon

Check your freezer, because a morning breakfast staple is being recalled.

On Wednesday, Kraft Heinz Foods made the announcement it is recalling more than two million pounds of turkey bacon manufactured between May 31 and Aug. 6, 2015.

According to a report from the USDA’S Food Safety and Inspection Service, the bacon might expire before the “Best When Used By” date on the package.

The bacon is being recalled because it is a “health hazard situation where there is a remote probability of adverse health consequences from the use of the product,” according to a release.

So far, several people have contacted the company after reports of being ill from eating the product.

The products affected by the recall are:

  • Oscar Mayer "Selects Uncured Turkey Bacon" bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 4470007633 0, and with "Best When Used By" dates of 24 AUG 2015 through 26 OCT 2015.
  • Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon "Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed" bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 7187154874 8, and with "Best When Used By" dates of 28 AUG 2015 through 20 OCT 2015.
  • Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon "Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed" bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC  0 7187154879 3, and with "Best When Used By" dates of 3 SEPT 2015 through 30 OCT 2015.  
     
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