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Grocery Outlet Puts Harris Ranch Beef Back On Shelves After Lab Finds Coarse Salt, Not Glass In Product

Grocery Outlet stores nationwide have resumed selling Harris Ranch beef after a laboratory hired by the meat company found what appeared to be coarse salt in the product, and not chips of glass as a customer had originally reported.

05/27/2015

Five-pound packages of Harris Ranch ground beef from Grocery Outlet. (CBS)

Beef Company Says Coarse Salt, Not Glass Pieces Found In Meat; Oakley Couple Stands By Story

The Harris Ranch Beef Company has responded after an Oakley couple reported finding small pieces of glass in their meatloaf, saying it was coarse salt.

05/21/2015

Five-pound packages of Harris Ranch ground beef from Grocery Outlet. (CBS)

Grocery Outlet Pulls Ground Beef Packages After Customer Finds Glass Pieces Inside

A grocery chain pulled ground beef packages from its shelves after a customer reported finding pieces of glass inside the meat. UPDATE: Testing confirmed the crystals were coarse salt.

05/20/2015

Raw ground beef (CBS)

Beef From Antioch Raley’s Recalled After Pen Found In Meat Grinder

A supermarket chain has been forced to recall all the ground beef at an East Bay store after an employee reported finding bits of chewed up pen in the store’s meat grinder.

04/30/2012

Raw ground beef (CBS)

Bay Area Chains Listed Among Those Who Sell Meat Containing ‘Pink Slime’

Pink slime is the meat filler made from slaughterhouse scraps that is treated with ammonia. The filler, treated with ammonium hydroxide gas, is used to destroy bacteria in raw meat.

03/19/2012