FSIS Issues Public Health Alert For Not-Ready-To-Eat Pork and Beef Bacon Products Due to Sodium Nitrite Levels in Excess of Regulatory Limit

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) is issuing a public health alert for not-ready-to-eat pork and beef bacon products due to levels of sodium nitrite that exceed the regulatory limit. FSIS is issuing this public health alert to ensure that consumers are aware that this product should not be consumed. A recall was not requested because the affected product is no longer available for purchase.