JBS Plainwell recalls ground beef for green plastic pieces
Meat went to stores in Michigan and Wisconsin
JBS Plainwell recalled about 43,000 pounds of ground beef that may be contaminated with pieces of hard plastic.
The meat went to stores in Michigan and Wisconsin, the USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.
The 1-lb. plastic-wrapped loafs listed below were recalled. They were produced on March 20, 2019, and all have sell-by dates of 4/10/2019 on the labels.
- Fresh from Meijer ground beef 80% lean, 20% fat, with case code 47283
- Fresh from Meijer ground beef 85% lean, 15% fat, with case code 47285
- Fresh from Meijer ground beef 90% lean, 10% fat, with case code 47290
- Lean ground beef with case code 42093
- Certified ground sirloin with case code 42090
- Certified ground round with case code 42085
- Fresh! black angus ground chuck with case code 42283
- Certified ground chuck with case code 81631
- Ground beef with case code 81629
Recalled products have establishment number “Est. 562M” inside the USDA mark of inspection or on the bottom of the label.
The Plainwell, Mich., company learned of the problem when it received two complaints of green hard plastic in the products, FSIS says. The agency was notified on April 5, 2019.
There were no confirmed reports of adverse reactions. People should throw away the beef or return it to the store.
Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Misty Barnes, JBS Plainwell corporate communications, 970-506-7805.