Noise alert issued for Heinz calibration test

MUSCATINE, Iowa – The Muscatine Police Department notifies the public that Kraft Heinz will be testing their boiler equipment September 22-23. Kraft Heinz has put out the following notice and the Police Department is sharing the information in an effort to alleviate any stress the noise may cause.


The Muscatine Kraft Heinz facility will be conducting a calibration test of their boiler controls between the hours of 1-5 p.m. on Wednesday, September 22, and Thursday, September 23. During this time, a loud noise resembling a jet engine prior to take off may be heard in the nearby vicinity of the facility. The testing and resulting noise is expected to be sporadic, last no more than 3-4 hours, and poses no risk to the public. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.