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Rastelli Bros. Recalls Ground Beef Over Possible Plastic Contamination

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    Rastelli Bros., Inc. is recalling 130,464 pounds of raw ground beef products that could contain plastic, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service.

    The recalled beef was produced by New-Jersey based Rastelli Foods Group from October 3 through October 15 and includes the following products:

     

    • • 16-oz vacuum sealed packages containing “NATURE'S RANCHER 100% GRASS FED ORGANIC GROUND BEEF 85% LEAN, 15% FAT” with case code 9276, 9283, 9287, or 9288 and use or freeze by dates of 10/24/19, 10/31/19, 11/04/19, 11/07/19, and 11/11/19.
    • • 16-oz vacuum sealed packages containing “NATURE'S RANCHER 100% GRASS FED ORGANIC GROUND BEEF 93% LEAN, 7% FAT” with case code 9276, 9283, 9287, or 9288 and use or freeze by dates of 10/24/19, 10/31/19, 11/04/19, 11/07/19, and 11/11/19.

     

    The meat was distributed to retail stores in Connecticut, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois and Maryland.

    There have been no reports of injuries or illnesses from this recall.

    Customers should check their refrigerators and freezers for the affected product and throw it out or return it to where they bought it for a full refund. Questions and concerns can be directed to Mike Kelly, vice president of sales at Rastelli, at 856-803-1100.

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