Aberdeen Foods - Aberdeen Fams Bacon All Fat No Bacon!

Purchased a pack of bacon before thanksgiving holiday with hopes of frying up for Thanksgiving breakfast.Opened package and its a block of fat (see picture).

I was shocked to find that there are multiple online reports of Aberdeen Farms selling blocks of fat instead of bacon. This is ridiculous to spend over $3.00 for a package of fat.

Like I said, I went online to search for the address of Aberdeen Farms and see if there were any other complaints and there are numerous.

But wait a minute, there is a stamp-of-approval on the package from the US Agricultural Dept -- so they approve of Aberdeen Farms in VA selling consumers blocks of fat?I will definitely send a complaint to them too.

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Dec 26, 2015 #1084015

......But this is what those living in the fat oriented lifestyle want! ........I bet you ate it though, right?

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Aug 08, 2015 #1017262

Fat is bacon too! Its all bacon.

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Jan 29, 2015 #938161 Winter Garden, Florida

I love this bacon because it's loaded with fat and is whimsically sliced! Each piece is a surprise

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Feb 09, 2015 #943318

Yummy, fried fat!

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Dec 15, 2014 #916003 Brunswick, Ohio

Ah yeah. I bought that brand once too. Save-a-Lot discount grocery store, IIRC. Same thing... just a block of sliced fat. Great for rendering down, not so much for eating. You get what you pay for with cheap bacon.

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Nov 06, 2014 #896226

Aberdeen is a number 2 bacon, which means it is usually made up of bacon ends and pieces (not Center cuts like hormel). Also, the USDA stamp is not a stamp of approval, it is a stamp that states the production facility is USDA inspected to make sure they are following all the appropriate laws and regulations. The stamp should also have an Establishment number so any recalls can be traced back to that facility

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Auntie Ginny

Aug 04, 2014 #851055 Lowell, Massachusetts

Same experience package was all fat except an extremely small amount of meat. It is manufactured my Gwaltney

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Dec 15, 2013 #758749

I just had what was probably the top 5 packages of bacon (Aberdeen)I have eaten in my 55yr life. Yes it was cheap but they make the front visible and the back windows for a reason, you have to look at it....

It was triple thick and about 90% lean, obviously the machine screwed up and it didn't look like the pretty bacon but it was absolutely fantastic. their screwup your gain. Good flavor (not late cut boar) smoky and meaty.

If it looks like 90% fat on both sides, well- it probably is, go to the next pack or pay up. absolutely astounding bacon pack.

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Feb 09, 2015 #943051

I don't know how many others made the same comment about the package having a window on the back, but you and Dave clearly did not look t the picture. It is a cardboard box with a solid back and a small window on the front.

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Dec 01, 2013 #751098

they will send you a coupon for a 2 free packs , whippee dooo

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eat it

Dec 01, 2013 #750655

I betcha 100% if you fried that up it would taste exactly like yummy nummy for the tummy delicioso baconnie goodness.

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Dec 01, 2013 #750648

Wow, comments are pretty shocking. It doesn't really matter how much you spend, if it says Bacon there should be bacon in the package.

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Dec 01, 2013 #751103

pigs are fat thats why they call them pigs and they have a little window on the back of bacon pkgs. so you can see the back side.

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Nov 30, 2013 #750484 Sioux Falls, South Dakota

That is the most pathetic bacon (fat) that I have ever seen.

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filthy macnasty

Nov 30, 2013 #750477

awwww you wasted my tax dollars because youre on the welfare.... wtf do you think bacon is? its FAT :p :p :p :p :p :p :p :p

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Aug 04, 2014 #851057 Lowell, Massachusetts

I'm not on welfare first of all, therefore I am not wasting your tax dollars (ignorant statement). Sure bacon comes from a pig and pigs are fat but if you sell a product and call it bacon...it should contain a slab of bacon not a slab of fat.

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Nov 30, 2013 #750472

cheap price? Cheap bacon. No ones fault but yours.

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