Public Health Alert Issued for Beef Sold at Aldi Stores
A public health alert has been issued regarding certain packages of raw beef sold at Aldi stores across the country.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service says 1.5 pound plastic tray packages of USDA Choice Black Angus Beef for Carne Picada could contain pieces of plastic.
The beef was packaged on July 25, 2023 and has a “use or freeze by” date of August 22, 2023. It also has the establishment number Est. 85M on the back label. FSIS says there haven’t been any confirmed reports of illness or injury due to consumption of the beef.
Officials say the product isn’t being recalled since it’s not currently being sold, but consumers need to check their freezers to see if they had purchased it previously.
FSIS urges consumers to either throw the affected packages away or return it to any Aldi for a full refund. Consumers with questions about the public health alert can call Cargill at 844-419-1574.
There are two Aldi stores in Augusta and other stores in Grovetown, North Augusta, and Aiken.
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