The following recalls have been announced:
LAKESIDE FOODS CANNED PICKLED SLICED BEETS
DETAILS: 105-ounce canned pickled sliced beets manufactured by Lakeside Foods Inc. of Manitowoc, Wis., sold to food service distributors in Ala., Fla., Ga., Ill., Ind., Kan., Ky., Mich., Minn., Mo., Miss., N.C., Ohio, Okla., Pa., S.C., Tenn., and Wis., from December 2009 to January 2011.
WHY: Some cans may have been under processed and may be contaminated with harmful organisms including Clostridium botulinum. Botulism is a potentially fatal form of food poisoning that could cause general weakness, dizziness, double vision, difficulty breathing, constipation and trouble with speaking or swallowing.
INCIDENTS: No report of illness.
HOW MANY: 3,000 cases
FOR MORE: Call 800-466-3834, ext. 4090; visit http://www.lakesidefoods.com.
HOMESTEAD NATURAL SMOKED HAM, SMOKED BACON, SMOKED HAM HOCKS; PANTHER RANCH SMOKED HAM, SMOKED HAM SLICES, SMOKED BACON, SMOKED HAM HOCKS
DETAILS: The smoked ham and bacon products from Northwest Premium Meats of Nampa, Idaho, were sold online and at farmers markets, and shipped to distribution centers in Idaho.
WHY: They contain sodium nitrite, which is not declared on the label.
INCIDENTS: none reported.
HOW MANY: about 2,130 pounds produced between March 9, 2010, and Feb. 25, 2011.
FOR MORE: Contact the company's representative, Dennis Mason, at 208-466-9413.