PRODUCT RECALL: Frozen Hash Browns

April 23, 2017
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Hash browns sold in 9 states under the Harris Teeter and Roundy’s brands have been recalled. The reason for the recall is that the potatoes may contain pieces of golf balls, according to the hash brown maker.

McCain Foods USA’s recall notice says that the hash browns could be “contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials” that “may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product.”

Consumption of these products may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury to the mouth,” says the notice.

There have been no reported injuries to date, according to the company.

McCain Foods is recalling 2-pound bags of it’s Roundy’s Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns from Marianos, Metro Market, and Pick ‘n Save supermarkets both in Illinois and Wisconsin.

The company is also recalling 2-pound bags of Harris Teeter Brand Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns sold in North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, the District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland.

The production code on the back of the packaging is B170119.

The contaminated products should be thrown away or returned to the place of purchase, says the notice.

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