This story has been updated to include an announcement from a Boston Market spokesperson on February 27.
More than 173,000 pounds of frozen pork entrée merchandise are being recalled from U.S. retailers after consumers reported discovering gadgets of glass or plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) launched Saturday.
Produced by Bellisio Foods in Jackson, Ohio, between Dec. 7, 2018 and Feb. 15, 2019, the boneless pork rib patties is also contaminated with extraneous provides — notably, gadgets of glass or arduous plastic, the recall reads.
Bellisio makes more than 400 frozen meals merchandise marketed beneath its Michelina’s and Eat! producers, along with beneath licensed producers along with Boston Market, Chili’s and Atkins, CBS News tales.
There have been no confirmed tales of antagonistic reactions or accidents ensuing from consuming the merchandise, based mostly on the federal authorities firm.
The recalled 14-ounce Boston Market meals labeled “Home Style Meals Boneless pork rib shaped patty with BBQ sauce and mashed potatoes” microwave dinners have “best-by” dates ranging from December this yr to mid-February 2020. Additionally, the recalled meals have the USDA establishment amount “EST. 18297” printed on the packaging.
The FSIS warns the product is also in consumers’ freezers, nevertheless must be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase, the corporate added.
Consumers should seek for the subsequent dates and lot codes to seek out out whether or not or not they’ve any of the recalled frozen dinners available:
• “BEST BY” date of 12/07/2019 with the lot code 8341;
• “BEST BY” date of 01/04/2020 with the lot code 9004;
• “BEST BY” date of 01/24/2020 with the lot code 9024; or
• “BEST BY” date of 02/15/2020 with the lot code 9046.
Philly Voice acquired an announcement from a Boston Market spokesperson:
“Following the recall, Boston Market confirmed with the manufacturer, Bellisio Foods, that it was undertaking all necessary steps to promptly recall the frozen entrée product. It is Boston Market’s understanding that there have been no confirmed reports of injury or illness with respect to this frozen entree product. Consumers who have purchased this frozen entrée product should throw it away or return it to the place of purchase. The recall does not involve any products that are sold in Boston Market restaurants.”