Olymel Recalls Ready-To-Eat Ham Products Because They Were Imported Without Benefit of Inspection


Reference Number 354/2023
Source U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS)
Type of Information Food Recall
Questionable food products

The following products are subject to recall [view labels]:

  • 12-lb. vacuum packed red cross hatch packages containing “EXTRA LEAN Celebrity 96% FAT FREE IMPORTED HAM WATER ADDED” with lot code 23208, 23212 or 23221 printed on the side of the immediate packaging.
The products subject to recall bear Canadian establishment number 180 printed inside the Canadian inspection mark located on the label.
Expiry date/Batch
See above.
Manufacturer/ Distributor Olymel, the importer of record located in Boucherville, Quebec, Canada
Reasons for recall The problem was discovered during routine FSIS surveillance activities of imported products, and it was determined that the products were not presented for reinspection.
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