McCain Foods USA did not explain how golf balls were harvested with the potatoes. The company is working with the FDA to pull the recalled hash browns out of grocery stores in 7 states and the District of Columbia. According to a press release from the company:
Consumption of these products may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury to the mouth.”
The recall includes Roundy’s Brand 2 lb. bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 001115055019) sold at Marianos, Metro Market, and Pick ‘n Save supermarkets in Illinois and Wisconsin.
The recall also includes Harris Teeter Brand, 2 lb. Bag of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns (UPC 007203649020). The products were sold in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, and Maryland.
The FDA announced a recall for products that were sold after January 19, 2017. They are marked with a production code date of B170119 that can be found on the back of the bag.
There have been no reported injuries associated with the recall. Consumers who bought the recalled hash browns should not eat them. Instead, they should be thrown away or returned to the store.
Consumers with concerns or questions about the recall should contact McCain Foods USA, Inc. at 630- 857-4533 (Monday – Sunday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CST).