Popeye's Supplier Recalls 17 Tons of Gravy

The firm is concerned about clear plastic pieces reported by a restaurant customer.

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Fairmont Foods, Inc. is recalling approximately 35,145 pounds of ready-to-eat pork and beef gravy products that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear pliable plastic. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service made the announcement.

The frozen, ready-to-eat pork and beef gravy items were produced on May 2 and packaged in 5-pound plastic bags as part of 45-pound cases. It was 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.