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Ground beef sold in Texas recalled after consumers find mirror-like material in product


Tyson Fresh Meats, Inc., of Amarillo, Texas, is recalling approximately 93,697 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically reflective mirror-like material, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.

The problem was discovered when the firm notified FSIS that they received consumer complaints reporting findings of “mirror-like” material in ground beef products purchased from grocery stores.

FSIS is concerned that some product may be in consumers’ refrigerators or freezers.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “EST. 245E” on the seam of the chub. These items were shipped to retail locations in Texas.

Recalled products:

The raw, ground beef items were produced on Nov. 2, 2022.

  • 10-lb. chubs containing “HILL COUNTRY FARE GROUND BEEF 73% LEAN/ 27% FAT with BEST BEFORE OR FREEZE BY: NOV 25, 2022.”
  • 5-lb. chubs containing “HILL COUNTRY FARE GROUND BEEF 73% LEAN/ 27% FAT with BEST BEFORE OR FREEZE BY: NOV 25, 2022.”
  • 5-lb. chubs containing “H-E-B GROUND CHUCK GROUND BEEF 80% LEAN/ 20% FAT.”

As of the posting of this recall, there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions because of the consumption of these products.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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