More than 2,000 pounds of ground beef recalled due to possible plastic contamination


Courtesy of USDA

CLEVELAND (WJW) — Amity Packing Company is recalling roughly 2,020 pounds of raw ground beef products that may be contaminated.

According to the USDA, there may be extraneous materials, specially clear, thin pliable plastic in some of the meat. The items were produced on Jan. 6, 2020.

The following products are subject to recall:

  • 1-lb. VACUUM-PACKED, packages containing “Pre 95% LEAN/5% FAT GROUND BEEF” with lot code “0060,” case code “11402” and USE/FREEZE BY date of “01/31/2020” on the product label.

Consumers are told to look for establishment number “EST. 6916” printed on the right, front side of the package.

The ground beef was shipped to multiple locations including Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.

If you find the meat in your fridge, you’re urged to throw it away or return it to the store where you bought it from.

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact Pre Brands LLC. at 1-844-773-3663.

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