Recall issued for pork products packed by the Indiana Company

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) – Federal officials say an Indiana company recalls 744 kilos ready to eat pork products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late Saturday that the products of the Fisher Packing Company in Redkey were being shipped state-by-state. They were packed in late August.

Products include smoked ham, smoked ham and Canadian bacon. They have the establishment number "74SEIN" inside the USDA check mark. Products must be discarded or returned.

Federal officials say the problem was discovered when the company found that a sample confirmed positive for Listeria monocytogenes.

Consumption of food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause a serious infection that primarily affects the elderly, people with weak immune systems and pregnant and newborns.

There are no confirmed disease reports.

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