GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., April 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Meijer, in conjunction with JBS Plainwell as part of a multi-state recall, is announcing a voluntary recall of its prepackaged 1 lb. Meijer Ground Beef as a precautionary measure due to the potential presence of extraneous material, specifically hard pieces of plastic. The product was sold between March 22, 2019 and April 9, 2019 in all Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. There have been no injuries reported to date.
This recall affects products produced and pre-packaged by JBS Plainwell under the Meijer brand label with a "sell by" date of April 10, 2019:
- UPC: 201258, 85% lean/15% fat, Meijer Ground Beef, net weight: 1 lb.
- UPC: 202106, 90% lean/10% fat, Meijer Ground Beef, net weight: 1 lb.
- UPC: 201155, 80% lean/20% fat, Meijer Ground Beef, net weight: 1 lb.
JBS Plainwell, a division of the JBS meat processor, issued the alert in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Consumers who have purchased this product should throw it away or return the product to the nearest Meijer store for a full refund. Consumers with questions regarding this recall should contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Consumers with questions or concerns about their health should contact their physician.
About Meijer: Meijer is a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based retailer that operates more than 240 supercenters throughout Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin. A privately-owned and family-operated company since 1934, Meijer pioneered the "one-stop shopping" concept and has evolved through the years to include expanded fresh produce and meat departments, as well as pharmacies, comprehensive apparel departments, garden centers and electronics offerings. For more information on Meijer, please visit www.meijer.com. Follow Meijer on Twitter @twitter.com/Meijer and @twitter.com/MeijerPR or become a fan at www.facebook.com/meijer.