Frozen burgers recalled after discovery of foreign materials
Kenosha Beef International, Ltd., a Kenosha, Wis. establishment, is recalling approximately 37,600 pounds of frozen bacon cheeseburger patties because they may contain foreign materials—pieces of gasket material, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced.
The products subject to recall include 2-lb. cartons containing 6 patties of Sam's Choice Fireside Gourmet Black Angus Beef Patties Bacon and Aged Cheddar. All products were produced on June 11, 2012. The packages bear the establishment number "EST425B" and "best if used by" date code of 120812B ink-jetted on the carton end panel. The products were distributed in Indiana, Maine, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Wisconsin.
FSIS was alerted to the problem by the firm after the company received a consumer complaint. FSIS and the company have received no reports of injury or illnesses associated with consumption of this product.