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Ada Valley Gourmet Foods recalling ground beef shipped to California due to metal contamination

Posted at 8:56 AM, Jul 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-15 11:56:57-04

A Michigan based company is recalling ground beef due to a surprise ingredient.

Ada Valley Gourmet Foods, Inc., based in Ada, Michigan, is recalling almost 3,500 pounds of raw ground beef meatloaf due to possible contamination with broken metal bits, according to the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

The frozen beef was produced on May 20, 2019, and shipped to hospitals in three states: Arizona, Nevada, and California. The recalled beef was shipped in five-pound packages and are marked with the lot code 17034.

According to the USDA: "The problem was discovered on July 11, 2019, when a customer notified the plant of the problem. There have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider."