Pork Fritters Recalled Due to Plastic Pieces

Restaurant staff reported finding hard pieces of plastic in the product.

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WASHINGTON — AdvancePierre Foods Inc. of Enid, Oklahoma, is recalling approximately 4,137 pounds of pork loin steak fritter product that may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically hard pieces of plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced.

The raw, frozen cubed pork loin steak fritter item was produced on June 16, 2022. The 10.14-lbs. bulk cases contain 27 pieces of “GOLD LABEL AdvancePierre Our Deluxe Cubed Pork Loin Streak Fritters” and lot code 1672AFE06.

The product subject to recall bears establishment number “EST. 2260Y” inside the USDA mark of inspection. This item was shipped to distributors in Arkansas, Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and Virginia and further distributed to restaurants and other foodservice operations.        

The problem was discovered after the firm notified FSIS that it had received two complaints from restaurant staff reporting they found hard pieces of plastic in the product. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to 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 the refrigerators and/or freezers of restaurants and food service operators. Restaurants and food service operators are urged not to serve this product. This product should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase.

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