Fort Atkinson company recalls ready-to-eat beef patties due to metal contamination
FORT ATKINSON, Wis (CBS 58) -- A Fort Atkinson company is recalling approximately 4,218 pounds of ready-to-eat beef patty products that may be contaminated with metal.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) made the announcement on Monday, Oct. 28.
According to the USDA, the frozen, ready-to-eat beef patties from OSI Industries, LLC were produced on Aug. 10, 2019.
The following products are subject to recall:
- 38-lb. bulk lined boxes of frozen, ready-to-eat “CHAR-BROILED BEEF PATTIES (CARAMEL COLOR ADDED)” with lot code 22219.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 1300” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items were shipped to firms that further process the product in Iowa and Wisconsin.
The problem was discovered during further processing activities at another federal establishment.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in freezers of firms that further process the product. Further processing firms that have purchased the product are urged not to distribute them. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website HERE.
Consumers with questions regarding the recall can contact OSI Industries, LLC, toll-free, at 855-206-1934.