The United States Department of Agriculture is alerting consumers to a recall involving Minnesota’s Fairmont Foods.
The company is recalling 35,145 pounds of their “Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Pork Tasso and Ground Beef Gravy.” The frozen, ready-to-eat product may be contaminated with clear, pliable plastic.
According to the USDA, The frozen, ready-to-eat pork and beef gravy items were produced on May 2, 2019.
**The following products are subject to recall:**
45-lb. Cases containing nine 5-lb plastic bags of “Popeyes LOUISIANA KITCHEN PORK TASSO AND GROUND BEEF GRAVY” with Product Code 1F0112, Use By 050220, and a time stamp ranging from 1615 to 0022.
The products subject to recall bear establishment number “EST. 2WM” inside the USDA mark of inspection.
These items were shipped to Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurant locations in Louisiana.
The firm contacted FSIS after they received a report that a consumer found a piece of the soft, pliable plastic in the product.
There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. FSIS has received no additional reports of injury or illness from consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.
FSIS is concerned that some product may be in restaurant freezers. Restaurants are urged not to serve the product. These products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.
FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers.