Mohawk Packing Company has announced a voluntary recall March 10 of John Morrell Beef Bacon.
As a result, the Defense Commissary Agency has removed from its shelves and stock all of the recalled 12-ounce packages of John Morrell Beef Bacon (cured beef plates), item UPC: 70100-06065, bearing the establishment number "EST. 1152," and expiration dates of 3/23/08, 4/2/08, 4/10/08 and 4/15/08.
Mohawk has determined that the product had been supplied to commissaries in the Midwest and Southwest regions of the United States.
According to a news release from the Mohawk Packing Co., their company was notified by the Westland/Hallmark Meat Company that this product was processed in the same facility that had handled materials identified in the massive Westland beef recall on Feb. 22.
Commissary customers can return the product to the place of purchase for a full refund. Customers can also get more information on this and other recalls by going to the Food Safety section of the DeCA website: http://www.commissaries.com.