Meijer recalling ground beef

A multi-state, voluntary recall has been issued for prepacked, one-pound Meijer ground beef that may contain hard pieces of plastic.

The Indy Star is reporting that the recall, announced Tuesday, includes all products produced and prepackaged by JBS Plainwell under the Meijer brand label with a sell-by date of April 10, 2019, the grocery store chain and JBS said in a joint statement.

Those products include:

  • UPC: 201258, 85% lean/15% fat, Meijer Ground Beef, net weight: 1 lb.
  • UPC: 202106, 90% lean/10% fat, Meijer Ground Beef, net weight: 1 lb.
  • UPC: 201155, 80% lean/20% fat, Meijer Ground Beef, net weight: 1 lb.

The ground beef was sold between March 22 and April 9 in all Meijer stores in Indiana, Michigan, Illinois, Ohio, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

No injuries related to the consumption of the ground beef have been reported, the statement said. The recall is a precautionary measure.