WASHINGTON – A China Grove, Texas, establishment run by Lone Star Bakery Inc., recalled approximately 5,740 lbs of beef shepherd’s pie products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically copper wire pieces, according to the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).

The problem was discovered when the firm notified FSIS that they received consumer complaints reporting entwined copper wire embedded in beef shepherd’s pie products with a use by date of Sept. 23, 2023.

The frozen beef shepherd’s pie products were produced on April 1, 2022, with a use by date of Sept. 23, 2023.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 8-oz carton packages containing “BOOMERANG’S BEEF SHEPHERD’S PIE” with “USE BY 092323” on the label.

The affected products bear establishment number “Est. 31772” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to the distributor and retail locations in California, Florida, Georgia, and Texas.

There have been no confirmed reports of injury associated with the consumption of this product, but FSIS believes the copper wire pieces could be sharp and possibly cause an injury.