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Frozen ready-to-eat beef patties recalled due to soft purple plastic contamination

More than 20K pounds recalled
Posted at 5:09 AM, Apr 03, 2019

AdvancePierre Foods, Inc., is recalling more than 20,000 pounds of frozen ready-to-eat beef patties because they may be contaminated with soft purple plastic pieces.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, "the problem was discovered on April 1 after the firm received two consumer complaints."

The following frozen ready-to-eat beef patties are included in the recall:

Product Case Code Product Code Production Date Establishment Number
14.06-lb. cases containing three bags with 30 pieces for a total of 90 portions of “CN FULLY COOKED FLAMEBROILED BEEF PATTIES CARAMEL COLOR ADDED” 155-525-0 8334 Nov. 30, 2018 EST. 2260E

"These items were shipped to food service locations nationwide. While the product was distributed to schools, it resulted from a commercial sale and was not part of food provided by the USDA for the National School Lunch Program," according to the USDA website.

Food service locations who have purchased the recalled patties are urged to throw away or return them to the place of purchase.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact AdvancePierre’s Consumer Affairs Hotline at (855) 382-3101.