FPL Food of West Columbia, SC, is recalling approximately 5,820 pounds of ground beef chuck that may contain small pieces of plastic.
The following product is subject to recall:
- 80 oz. (5 lb.) chubs of "80% Lean 20% Fat All Natural Ground Beef Chuck"
The establishment number "EST 332B" and the sell by date "03/27/2013" are inkjetted on each package. The products were packaged on March 7, 2013, and were sold in retail stores in Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
The problem was discovered after the company received three consumer complaints. The pieces of plastic are believed to be pieces of a blue plastic liner that covers source material used to produce the final ground product. There are no reports of injury at this time.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact FPL Food Customer Service at (706) 922-3920.