The world’s largest retailer said it will not place “any new orders beyond what’s already committed.”
The discounter says it will work with suppliers on existing inventories.
Wal-Mart has been carrying Paula Deen-branded products in all of its U.S. stores since 2011.
On Monday, the country’s largest pork producer Smithfield Foods, who sold a line of Deen-branded hams, dropped her as a spokeswoman.
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