Enid OK-based Advance Food Company is recalling about 110,730 pounds of frozen beef steak fritter products that may contain foreign materials, according to the the US Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS).
Products subject to recall include:
•9.75-lb bulk cases of “ADVANCE FOOD COMPANY, Beef Steak Fritter, For Country Frying, Chopped & Formed, Keep Frozen, 13/12.
Each case label bears the establishment number “EST. 2260Y” inside the USDA mark of inspection, a case code of “94612-100,” and a “Best if Used By 09/23/2010” sticker on the end panel. Each case also bears the lot number beginning with “N0239,” which is on the side panel. The products were produced September 23, 2009, and distributed to restaurants nationwide; they were not for direct consumer purchase.
The problem was discovered after the company received customer complaints about finding pieces of plastic in the product. FSIS has not received any consumer complaints or reports of injury to date.
Those with questions about the recall should contact Brian Hayden at 580-616-4131 or 580-478-3046.
Consumers with food safety questions can “Ask Karen,” the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at www.AskKaren.gov. The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-674-6854 is provided in English and Spanish from l0 am to 4 pm (Eastern time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are offered 24 hours a day.