Kraft Heinz recalls more than 2M pounds of turkey bacon

Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon products because it could spoil before the "Best When Used By" date.

Kraft Heinz is recalling more than 2 million pounds of Oscar Mayer turkey bacon products because it could spoil before the "Best When Used By" date.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture found the problem during an investigation into spoilage-related complaints.

Kraft Heinz said approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon were produced between May 31 and Aug. 6. They were shipped across the U.S. and exported to the Bahamas and St. Martin. The problem was discovered after the company received reports of illness related to the consumption of the bacon.

The recalled turkey bacon products have the establishment number "P-9070" inside the USDA mark of inspection and the line number "RS19." They came packaged in the following configurations:

56 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked 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.

36 oz. cardboard boxes (containing three plastic wrapped packages) marked 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.

48 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked 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.

Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations Center at (800) 278-3403. Media with questions about the recall can contact Jody Moore, Head of Communications, at (847) 646-4538.

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