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Information about DINTY MOORE® beef stew limited recall

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February 9, 2016

Austin, Minn.

Hormel Foods Corporation is voluntarily recalling 40 cases, or 450 total pounds, of a single code date of 15 ounce cans of Dinty Moore® Beef Stew, due to the possibility that some cans may be contaminated with extraneous materials which were discovered during routine inspection activities.

This is a CLASS II recall of 15 ounce Dinty Moore® Beef Stew distributed to Kroger locations in Texas and Louisiana. Product was available for sale after February 1, 2016.

Only this very small amount of product was affected. No reports have been received to date of any consumer injuries or complaints.

No other sizes, varieties or other packaging configurations of Dinty Moore® Beef Stew are included in this recall.

If a consumer has this product, they should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or call Hormel Foods Consumer Engagement at 1-877-446-7635, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. Central Time, excluding holidays.

All information relevant to this recall can be found at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/wps/portal/fsis/topics/recalls-and-public-health-alerts/recall-case-archive/archive/2016/recall-015-2016-release.

About Hormel Foods

Hormel Foods Corporation, based in Austin, Minn., is a multinational manufacturer and marketer of consumer-branded food and meat products, many of which are among the best known and trusted in the food industry. The company leverages its extensive expertise, innovation and high competencies in pork and turkey processing and marketing to bring branded, value-added products to the global marketplace. The company is a member of the Standard & Poor’s (S&P) 500 Index, S&P 500 Dividend Aristocrats for 2014, was named the 2013 Sustainable Supply Chain of the Year by Refrigerated & Frozen Foods magazine, and was again named one of “The 100 Best Corporate Citizens” by Corporate Responsibility Magazine for the seventh year in a row. Hormel Foods was also recognized as a 2015 Military Friendly Employer by G.I. Jobs magazine, on the 2015 Best for Vets Employers List by Military Times, and was named one of the 2015 40 Best Companies for Leaders by Chief Executive magazine. The company enjoys a strong reputation among consumers, retail grocers, foodservice and industrial customers for products highly regarded for quality, taste, nutrition, convenience and value. For more information, visit http://www.hormelfoods.com.