Foster Farms is recalling roughly 148,000 kilos of absolutely cooked frozen hen breast patties offered at Costco as a result of they could comprise items of exhausting and doubtlessly sharp plastic, in accordance with the U.S. Division of Agriculture.
Eighty-ounce baggage of breaded hen breast patties with rib meat are being recalled as a result of they might have “exhausting clear items of plastic” in them, the USDA’s Meals Security and Inspection Service stated Saturday.
The recalled merchandise had been shipped to Costco distribution facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah and Washington, and should have been shipped to Costco retail places, FSIS introduced.
The recall is classed as Class I excessive or medium danger, which the company phrases as having “an inexpensive chance that the usage of the product will trigger critical, antagonistic well being penalties or loss of life.” There have been no confirmed accidents, “however FSIS believes the exhausting plastic items might be sharp and presumably trigger an damage,” it acknowledged.
FSIS urged shoppers to verify their freezers for the recalled product, which ought to be thrown out or returned to the place of buy. Shoppers with questions can name the Foster Farms hotline at 1-800-338-8051 or electronic mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The issue surfaced when the Livingston, California-based firm notified FSIS that it had heard complaints from shoppers about exhausting clear plastic within the poultry merchandise with a best-by date of August 11, 2023, the company famous.
The affected patties had been produced on August 11 and the baggage containing them have the institution quantity P-33901 and lot code 3*2223 on the again, and 7527899724 underneath the barcode.
Of six meat or poultry recollects posted by the FSIS in October, 4 got here on account of “extraneous materials” within the merchandise, particularly items of copper wire, blue rubber and exhausting plastic.