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USDA posts public alert about plastic in some organic ground beef sold by Whole Foods stores

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USDA posts public alert about plastic in some organic ground beef sold by Whole Foods stores

The USDA issued a Public Health Alert for Certain Organic Ground Beef Distributed to Whole Foods Stores. It may have pieces of hard plastic.

There are concerns that organic ground beef may be in consumers’ refrigerators and freezers according to USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The items were sent to Whole Foods stores across the country.

The agency reported that the ground beef was no longer in stock. However, the organic ground beef has a use-by date of May 18. Click here . to view images of the products.

” The problem was identified after consumers complained that they had found rigid, hard plastic in ground beef products. According to the alert, FSIS was notified by the firm.

Consumers can determine whether they have the implicated ground beef, which was packaged on April 20, by looking for the following label information:

  • 16-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing “ORGANIC RANCHER ORGANIC GROUND BEEF 93% LEAN 7% FAT” with a use by date of 5-18-2022.
  • 16-oz. vacuum-sealed packages containing “ORGANIC RANCHER ORGANIC GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN 15% FAT” with a use by date of 5-18-2022.

The establishment number for products is “EST.” 4027″ inside the USDA mark of inspection.

As of posting the alert, there have not been any confirmed cases of adverse reactions or illness related to the consumption of these products.

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