The U.S. Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced a recall of country fried steaks on Feb. 8. AdvancePierre Foods recalled approximately 15,328 pounds of Fast Classics Country Fried Steaks due to loose plastic debris concerns.
The USDA FSIS considers this a Class 1 Recall meaning, "This is a health hazard situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or death."
AdvancePierre Foods notified FSIS after receiving two customer complaints that were injured as a result of eating the product.
According to the FSIS report, a piece of loose plastic from a bin broke off during the production phase of operation.
Consumers are urged to seek their healthcare provider if they feel they have been injured or were taken ill as a result this food recall.
The retail distribution list has not been made available to date.
The FSIS will be alerted once the food company has completed a list of the names of the retail chains where the affected country fried steaks were distributed to.
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