WASHINGTON – Chicago-based Amity Packing Company Inc. is recalling approximately 2,020 lbs. of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear, thin pliable plastic, according to the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) of the US Dept. of Agriculture.

The problem was discovered after Pre Brands LLC received two consumer complaints reporting findings of clear, thin pliable plastic in raw ground beef.

FSIS said the raw ground beef items were produced on Jan. 6, 2020. The products subject to recall include 1-lb. VACUUM-PACKED, packages containing “Pre 95% LEAN/5% FAT GROUND BEEF” with lot code “0060,” case code “11402” and USE/FREEZE BY date of “01/31/2020” on the product label.

The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 6916” printed on the right, front side of the package. Items were shipped to retail locations in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.