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‘Soft, Purple Plastic’ Found in Beef Patties Leads to Recall of 20,000+ Pounds

A Tyson Foods subsidiary is recalling more than 20,000 pounds of beef patties that may have been contaminated with plasticsUSA Today reported.

“Two consumers reported they found pieces of soft purple plastic in the product,” AdvancePierre said in a statement Wednesday. “Even though these reports involved only two items, out of an abundance of caution, the company is recalling 1,449 cases of product.”

The Enid, Oklahoma-based AdvancePierre, which was acquired by Tyson in 2017, said the 20,373 pounds of recalled Tenderbroil Patties CN Fully Cooked Flamebroiled Beef Patties had only been shipped to food service customers and were not available for purchase in retail stores.

In a recall notice published Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said that some of the recalled patties had been sold to schools. However, they were not distributed by the USDA as part of the National School Lunch Program.

A Tyson Foods subsidiary is recalling more than 20,000 pounds of beef patties that may have been contaminated with plasticsUSA Today reported.

“Two consumers reported they found pieces of soft purple plastic in the product,” AdvancePierre said in a statement Wednesday. “Even though these reports involved only two items, out of an abundance of caution, the company is recalling 1,449 cases of product.”

The Enid, Oklahoma-based AdvancePierre, which was acquired by Tyson in 2017, said the 20,373 pounds of recalled Tenderbroil Patties CN Fully Cooked Flamebroiled Beef Patties had only been shipped to food service customers and were not available for purchase in retail stores.

In a recall notice published Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) said that some of the recalled patties had been sold to schools. However, they were not distributed by the USDA as part of the National School Lunch Program.

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