Plastic found in ground beef, 43K pounds being recalled

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Ground beef sold at Meijer is being recalled because it may have pieces of hard plastic in it.

JBS Plainwell is recalling around 43,000 pounds of ground beef products because the beef may be contaminated.

The recalled ground beef products were produced on March 20 and include one-pound packages in a variety of types.

The products being recalled have the establishment number “est. 562-m” inside the USDA mark of inspection or printed on the bottom of the label.

Here is a full list of the recalled products:

•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “fresh from Meijer GROUND BEEF 80% LEAN 20% FAT” with case code 47283 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “fresh from Meijer GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN 15% FAT” with case code 47285 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “fresh from Meijer GROUND BEEF 90% LEAN 10% FAT” with case code 47290 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “LEAN GROUND BEEF” with case code 42093 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “CERTIFIED GROUND SIRLOIN” with case code 42090 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “CERTIFIED GROUND ROUND” with case code 42085 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “Fresh! BLACK ANGUS GROUND CHUCK” with case code 42283 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “CERTIFIED GROUND CHUCK” with case code 81631 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.
•    1-lb. plastic wrapped ground beef loaf with “GROUND BEEF” with case code 81629 and sell by date of 4/10/2019 represented on the label.

>>See the labels here.

There have been no reports of injury or illness.

There is concern that some product may be frozen and in consumers’ freezers.

People who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them.

These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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