More than 173,000 pounds of frozen pork entrée merchandise are being recalled from U.S. retailers after consumers reported discovering objects of glass or plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) launched Saturday.
Produced by Bellisio Foods in Jackson, Ohio, between Dec. 7, 2018 and Feb. 15, 2019, the boneless pork rib patties may be contaminated with extraneous provides — significantly, objects of glass or laborious plastic, the recall reads.
Bellisio makes more than 400 frozen meals merchandise marketed beneath its Michelina’s and Eat! producers, along with beneath licensed producers along with Boston Market, Chili’s and Atkins, CBS News critiques.
There have been no confirmed critiques of opposed reactions or accidents attributable to consuming the merchandise, in accordance with the federal authorities firm.
The recalled 14-ounce Boston Market meals labeled “Home Style Meals Boneless pork rib shaped patty with BBQ sauce and mashed potatoes” microwave dinners have “best-by” dates ranging from December this 12 months to mid-February 2020. Additionally, the recalled meals have the USDA establishment amount “EST. 18297” printed on the packaging.
The FSIS warns the product may be in consumers’ freezers, nonetheless must be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase, the corporate added.
Consumers must seek for the subsequent dates and lot codes to search out out whether or not or not they’ve any of the recalled frozen dinners available:
• “BEST BY” date of 12/07/2019 with the lot code 8341;
• “BEST BY” date of 01/04/2020 with the lot code 9004;
• “BEST BY” date of 01/24/2020 with the lot code 9024; or
• “BEST BY” date of 02/15/2020 with the lot code 9046.