AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. is recalling approximately 20,373 pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef patties that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically soft purple plastic.
The frozen RTE flame broiled beef patties were produced on Nov. 30, 2018, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced April 3.
The following products are subject to recall: 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” with case code 155-525-0 and package code 8334.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2260E” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to foodservice locations nationwide.
The problem was discovered on April 1 after the firm received two consumer complaints regarding soft purple plastic found in the product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.