Check your fridge RIGHT AWAY!!!
- According to the USDA, a North Carolina food processor recalled: “approximately 35,464 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard plastic.” These beef products were shipped to distribution centers in Virginia and Indiana and then sent send to retailers around the country. Among these retailers were Kroger stores (in North Carolina, Virginia, Indiana, Illinois and eastern West Virginia) Food 4 Less stores, and Jay C stores (in the Midwest). Be sure to check the beef sold at your local Kroger and Target stores as they carry some of the affected brands. The recalled beef products were contaminated with blue bits of plastic. The products carry a sell-by date of April 9, 2018, and a USDA mark with the number EST. 34176. No illness has been reported yet, but make sure you check the meat in your fridge and in the store before you buy it! Share this article with friends and family to keep them safe! Click here for a list of labels that are subject to recall.
***The USDA is urging consumers who bought affected products to throw them out right away or return them to the place of purchase.
- 1-pound and 3-pound trays of “Kroger Ground Beef 80% Lean-20% Fat“
- 3-pound trays of “Kroger Ground Beef 73% Lean-27% Fat“
- 1-pound packages potentially labeled “Kroger Ground Beef 85% Lean-15% Fat“
- “Kroger Ground Sirloin 90% Lean-10% Fat Ground Beef“
- Kroger Ground Beef 93% Lean – 7% Fat”
- 1-pound “All Natural Laura’s Lean Beef with 92% Lean-8% Fat Ground Beef“
- 1-pound “All Natural Laura’s Lean Beef with 96% Lean-4% Fat Ground Beef“
- 1-pound “Private Selection Angus Beef 80% Lean — 20% Fat Ground Chuck“
- 1-pound “Private Selection Angus Beef 90% Lean — 10% Fat Ground Sirloin“
- 15-pound cases labeled “JBS Ground Beef Angus Chuck 80% Lean 20% Fat”
- 15-pound cases labeled “Ground Beef Angus Sirloin 90% Lean 10% Fat“