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USDA Announces Recall Of Nearly 19 Tons Of Beef Patties

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PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — The United States Department of Agriculture has announced the recall of frozen bacon-cheeseburger patties over safety concerns.

Kenosha Beef International is recalling nearly 19 tons of the product because they may contain pieces of gasket materials. Click here for the USDA recall information.

The recall includes two-pound cartons with six patties of Sam’s Choice Fireside Gourmet Black Angus Beef Patties – Bacon and Aged Cheddar.

The product was distributed in seven states, including Pennsylvania.

Officials say if you have the product, you should check for Establishment Number EST425B, and a Best If Used By date of 120812B.

According to the Associated Press, the USDA says Kenosha Beef alerted it to the problem after receiving a consumer complaint. The USDA says there have been no reports of injuries or illnesses.

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