GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WHAS11) – Meijer, in conjunction with JBS Plainwell, announced a voluntary recall of its prepackaged 1 lb. Meijer Ground Beef involving multiple states.

The recall was issued because of the potential presence of extraneous material, specifically hard pieces of plastic.

The product was sold between March 22, 2019, and April 9, 2019, in all Meijer stores in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky and Wisconsin.

The recall impacts products produced and pre-packaged by JBS Plainwell under the Meijer brand label with a sell by date of April 10, 2019:

  • 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.JBS Plainwell issued the alert along with the US Department of Agriculture.


Consumers are urged to throw away the product or return it to the nearest Meijer store for a full refund. Consumers with questions regarding this recall should contact Meijer at 800-543-3704, available 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

No injuries have been reported.