The frozen, fully cooked ground beef patty and crumble items were produced on Aug. 2, 2017.
The problem was discovered after the company and USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Services received consumer complaints about hard, white plastic material found in the fully cooked ground beef products.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 5886A” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The ground beef was purchased by USDA Foods for the National School Lunch Program (NLSP). These items were shipped to institutional locations in Maine and Connecticut.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 40-lb. cases of “Don Lee Farms FULLY COOKED BEEF PATTY CRUMBLES” with lot code 5886A7214, case code CNG36100 and “Best if used within” date of August 2, 2018.
- 40-lb. cases of “Don Lee Farms FULLY COOKED HOMESTYLE BEEF PATTY” with lot code 5886A7214, case code CNG38220 and “Best if used within” date of August 2, 2018.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products.