Following a beef recall that was made on March 26 by Aurora Packing Company, Inc. for a possible E. coli contamination, AdvancePierre Foods, Inc. has issued a recall of approximately 20,373 pounds of ready-to-eat beef patties. The recalled beef patties may have extraneous materials in them that includes soft purple plastic.

The affected meat includes frozen flame-broiled beef patties that were produced on Nov. 30, 2018. The recall beef patties are packaged in 14.06-pound cases that have three bags with 30 patties in each bag. The patties are labeled as CN Fully Cooked Flamebroiled Beef Patties Caramel Color Added.

The recalled beef patties have a case code of 155-525 and a package code of 8334. They feature an establishment number of EST. 2260E inside the USDA mark of inspection. The beef patties were shipped to food service locations nationwide including schools but are not part of the National School Lunch Program, the company said.

Labels of the recalled beef patties can be viewed here.

Food service locations are urged to check their freezers for the recalled beef patties. They should throw the product away or return it to the place of purchase. The recalled beef should not be served or consumed.

Questions about the recall can be directed to Advance Pierre’s Consumer Affairs Hotline at 855-382-3101.

AdvancePierre discovered the issue on April 1 after receiving two customer complaints. The company has not received any reports of illness or injury from the consumption of the recalled beef patties. Those that are concerned about health issues from the affected beef should contact their healthcare provider.

Beff Patty Recall
AdvancePierre Foods has recalled frozen ready-to-eat beef patties for a possible plastic contamination. Burgers are seen during Food Network & Cooking Channel New York City Wine & Food Festival presented by Capital One - Blue Moon Burger Bash presented By Pat LaFrieda Meats hosted by Rachael Ray at Pier 92 on October 12, 2018 in New York City. Getty Images/Galai