On Wednesday the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) issued a recall involving over 89,000 pounds of ready-to-eat ham products. Among the items listed was one product produced by locally based Goodnight Brothers. In response to the recall, and to clarify, the company issued a statement on Thursday morning.
Below is the full statement:
“You may already be aware that on October 3, 2018 Johnston County Ham Company, USDA Est.# 2646 located in Smithfield, North Carolina issued a recall on one of their products. The product that is being recalled is a Fully Cooked Country Ham Deli Loaf that carries the Est# 2646. One of the labels used on this product produced by Johnston County Ham Company is blue and white Goodnight Brothers Fully Cooked Boneless Ham label. This product was the only item affected by the recall that was produced for Goodnight Brothers.
All items produced and distributed by Goodnight Brothers, USDA Est# 7431 which include any of the brands listed below are not affected in this recall. The following brands are produced by Goodnight Brothers EST# 7431 and are NOT affected by the recall: Watauga Country Ham, Watauga County Mountain Cured Ham, Blue Ridge Country Ham, Dan’l Boone Inn Brand Country Ham, Goodnight Brothers All Natural Country Ham, Goodnight’s Dry Cured Bacon, Goodnight Brothers Pork Skins and any other product or brand stamped with our USDA Est# 7431. If you have any questions, feel free contact us directly. Once again, the only product affected carries the USDA Est# 2646 and was NOT produced by Goodnight Brothers.”