Hold off on making some boneless beef stew for dinner until you read the label.

Swift Beef Company is recalling over 4,702 pounds of beef stew product because it may contain foreign matter such as plastic or metal.

The USDA released a statement regarding the recall after a grocery store in San Antonio, Texas containing the meat packages with the wrong things inside the beef on December 24.

No injuries or illnesses have been reported due to someone consuming the tainted beef.

The boneless beef stew items were produced on Dec. 13, 2017.

  • Cases containing six 5-lb. bulk cryovac plastic bags containing fresh beef stew meat intended for HEB grocery store retailer re-package.  The affected case code is 69404.
  • Re-packaged various weight beef stew meat trays that also contain separately wrapped vegetables. The meat trays are marked with establishment 7231 on the side of the tray.
  • Re-packaged various weight beef stew labeled as HEB brand: Beef Stew Meat Tenderized RP, Beef Stew Meat RP, Beef Stew Meat VP, Beef Stew Meat-CR VP, Beef Stew Meat Tenderized VP, Beef Stew Meat CP, and Beef Stew Kit.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov.

If you have any additional questions about the recall call Cameron Bruett, Head of Corporate Affairs, at (970) 506-7801.

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