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Enid food company recalls 20,000 pounds of ready-to-eat beef patties due to plastic found in product

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Posted at 7:14 AM, Apr 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-05 11:12:33-04

WASHINGTON — According to the United States Department of Agriculture, an Enid food company has recalled 20,000 pounds of ready-to-eat beef patties due to possible contamination with extraneous materials.

According to a news release, AdvancePierre Foods, Inc., recalled approximately 20,373 patties due to complaints received that consumers had found soft purple plastic found in the product.

The news released said the following frozen RTE flame-broiled beef patties, that were produced on November 30, 2018, were recalled:

  • 14.06-lb. cases containing three bags with 30 pieces for a total of 90 portions of “CN FULLY COOKED FLAME-BROILED BEEF PATTIES CARAMEL COLOR ADDED” with case code 155-525-0 and package code 8334.
  • Products bear the establishment number “EST. 2260E” inside the USDA mark of inspection

The product was distributed to schools, but it was not provided for the National School Lunch Program, the news released stated.

The news release added that there have been zero confirmed reports of "adverse reactions due to consuming the product."

The Food Safety and Inspection Service asked that if you purchased the patties, consumers should either throw them away or return them to where you purchased it.

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