Foster Farms is recalling roughly 148,000 kilos of absolutely cooked frozen hen breast patties bought at Costco as a result of they might comprise items of onerous and doubtlessly sharp plastic, based on 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 may have “onerous clear items of plastic” in them, the USDA’s Meals Security and Inspection Service mentioned Saturday.
The recalled merchandise have been shipped to Costco distribution facilities in Arizona, California, Colorado, Utah and Washington, and will have been shipped to Costco retail areas, FSIS introduced.
The recall is assessed as Class I excessive or medium threat, which the company phrases as having “an inexpensive chance that using the product will trigger critical, opposed well being penalties or loss of life.” There have been no confirmed accidents, “however FSIS believes the onerous plastic items may very well be sharp and probably trigger an harm,” it acknowledged.
FSIS urged shoppers to test their freezers for the recalled product, which needs to be thrown out or returned to the place of buy. Customers with questions can name the Foster Farms hotline at 1-800-338-8051 or e-mail email@example.com.
The issue surfaced when the Livingston, California-based firm notified FSIS that it had heard complaints from shoppers about onerous clear plastic within the poultry merchandise with a best-by date of August 11, 2023, the company famous.
The affected patties have been produced on August 11 and the luggage 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 onerous plastic.