Hormel Foods Corporation has announced a recall of over 220,000 pounds of canned products, including the ever popular Spam, due to metal pieces reportedly found inside. Four consumers have complained about the metals found in the canned meats.
The US Department of Agriculture stated that there were reports of “minor oral injuries” but so far no one fell ill or was seriously injured from eating spam and other canned products from the Minnesota-based company. The first report was made to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) on May 25.
The canned products involved in the recall was produced at the company's Nebraska plant.
The recall involves 12-ounce metal cans of "SPAM Classic" best by February 2021.
In a statement, the USDA has listed the products affected by the recall. The following are numbers that you should check on your canned products to see if you have purchased a contaminated product.
12-oz. metal cans containing “SPAM Classic” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes: F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889. These products were shipped throughout the United States.
12-oz. metal cans containing “Hormel Foods Black-Label Luncheon Loaf” with a “Best By” February 2021 date and production codes F02098 and F02108. These products were shipped to Guam only.
The FSIS are concerned that the recalled products may still be in household shelves.
Consumers are now being warned that they may have purchased contaminated SPAM products. They are urged to check their pantries if their purchased cans are included in the recall. Contaminated products should be thrown away or returned to the place where it was purchased.
While the USDA may have only received reports of minor injuries, anyone who’s concerned about getting sick or injured from eating the canned meats should go see a doctor.
UK Mosque Teacher Urged ISIS Supporters To Target Prince George At His School
The online terrorist posted a photo of the little prince along with the address of his school.
An ISIS-supporter has urged his online followers to launch an attack by injecting poisons into ice creams in the supermarke, as heard by jurors at a court hearing. Thirty-one-year-old terror suspect Husnain Rashid also allegedly urged ISIS supporters to attack Prince George at his school.
Woolwich crown court heard on Wednesday that Rashid of Nelson, Lancashire has shared with his followers on his online channel a sort of "e-toolkit for terrorism." He had provided advice to lone wolf terrorists on how they can launch attacks using bombs, chemicals, knives, and poison.
Rashid works as a teacher at the Muhammadi mosque.
Jurors heard that Rashid had advised ISIS supporters to visit the prince at Thomas' Battersea school in south-west London.
Vatican Urges Nuns To Spend Less Time On Social Media
Nuns are warned to avoid the distraction of “noises, news and words.”
It looks like excessive social media usage is officially becoming a problem among Catholic nuns. In a recent statement, Vatican has recently ordered nuns to reduce time spent on social media and instead to focus more on contemplation.
A document entitled ‘Cor Orans’ (which is Latin for ‘Praying Heart’), the Vatican reminded 38,000 cloistered nuns in the Catholic Church that too much tweeting and reading the news can interfere with staying prayerful.
Excessive social media use can be a major distraction for nuns, Vatican warned.
The said document taught nuns about how they can more fully apply Pope Francis's Apostolic Constitution. Issued back in 2016, the constitution gives guidelines regarding life in monasteries – which includes matters pertaining to legal, administrative and spiritual subjects. ...
Mark Zuckerberg’s Booster Chair Noticed By The Internet, Gave Birth To Hundred Of Memes
Mark Zuckerberg may have faced Facebook’s latest issue, but the Internet isn’t the one to easily forgive and forget.
In the past few days, Mark Zuckerberg has been the talk of the town due to Facebook's involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. The social media giant and the political consulting firm are facing major backlash for obtaining data from over 87 million users for the purpose of supplying the said information to politicians who hired them.
Last April 10, Zuckerberg was invited to give his testimony before the United States Congressional Committee. The proceedings were aired on national TV and was likewise posted online. He was called to answer the issues but one of the things that later captured the internet's attention was his booster chair.
In case you didn't know, booster chairs are used to give some form of elevation to the user when they are seated. They are usually hidden from the crowd's view, as it is being covered by a table.