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Kroger recalls 35,000 pounds of meat

Kroger Co. corporate headquarters  in downtown Cincinnati, Ohio
A sign identifies the Kroger Co. corporate headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has launched a recall of more than 35,000 pounds of raw ground beef from Kroger stores that may be contaminated with hard plastic.

The details: The agency said it was shipped to distribution centers in Virginia and Indiana to be sold in retail stores. The recall came after a reported complaint from a consumer who found blue, hard plastic pieces in one of the products.