New London, Connecticut-based ShopRite recalls store-made ground meat because they may contain small pieces of hard plastic

NEW LONDON, Connecticut , March 10, 2014 () – ShopRite of New London on North Frontage Road is recalling its store-made ground meat sold Thursday between 7 a.m. and 11 p.m.

The meat may contain small pieces of hard plastic, the supermarket chain announced Friday.

"We are advising customers who purchased any of these products at the ShopRite of New London to return them for an immediate refund or replacement," ShopRite spokesperson Karen Meleta said. "Although this may not cause an immediate health risk if ingested, we wanted to alert the public so appropriate steps can be taken."

No injuries have been reported. The problem is isolated to the ShopRite of New London, located at 351 North Frontage Road.

Customers should check any ground meat products purchased from the store. Any defective ground meat products can be exchanged for a full refund.

Customers can refer questions or concerns to 1-800-ShopRite (1-800-746-7748).


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