Over 185,000 pounds of ready-to-eat bacon is being recalled in Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky due to “extraneous materials”. Who doesn’t enjoy a few strips of crispy bacon? Just thinking about that delicious treat makes me hungry.

However, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced that approximately 185,610 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) bacon products are currently being recalled.

Be careful biting into a piece of bacon, you could be biting into something a little harder and more unhealthy than the fatty strip of deliciousness…metal according to WKDQ


Smithfield Packaged Meats Corp. recently recalled over 185,000 pounds of their bacon products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically metal. These products have been shipped nationwide in states including Illinois, Indiana, and Kentucky.

According to the USDA, products that are included in this recall were produced on various dates between Feb. 21, 2022, to Feb. 23, 2022, and March 3, 2022, to March 5, 2022.

The USDA also says that some of the ready-to-eat bacon products may also have been used to produce other products. As of the time of this writing, the USDA reports that there have been no confirmed reports of injuries or adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products.