LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Hormel Foods has issued a recall of more than 228,000 pounds of canned pork and chicken that may be contaminated with pieces of metal.

This is according to a release from the United States of Department of Agriculture.

Officials say one of the recalled products is 12 ounce metal cans of SPAM Classic. The cans have a "best used by" date of February 2021, and production codes of F020881, F020882, F020883, F020884, F020885, F020886, F020887, F020888 and F020889. The cans were shipped throughout the U.S.

The other recalled product is 12 ounce metal cans of Hormel Foods' Black Label Luncheon Loaf. These cans have a “best used by” date of February 2021, and the production codes F02098 and F02108. Officials say the cans were only shipped to Guam.

The products were made between February 8 and February 10, 2018.

The recalled cans have the establishment number "EST. 199N" on the bottom.

Authorities say the problem was discovered after several consumer complaints were received stating that metal objects were found in canned products.

There have been some reports of minor oral injuries due to eating the canned meat. According to officials, there have been no additional reports of injury or illness from the consumption of the canned meat.

Officials say the products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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