FSIS has announced a Class I recall of 79,312 pounds of various fully cooked, ready-to-eat meat and poultry products because the products may contain under-processed ham components after contacting surfaces of equipment.  Consuming undercooked pork products, or foods that have come into contact with those products, has been associated with a variety of serious illnesses, such as Cysticercosis, Trichinosis, and Salmonella.

The recalled products were manufactured by Cameco, Inc., a company out of Verona, N.J and were distributed to wholesale distributors throughout Alabama, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Michigan, North Carolina, Ohio, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

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