Hash browns recalled after golf ball pieces discovered


North Carolina - One United States food company is voluntarily recalling frozen hash browns that may contain pieces of golf ball.

McCain Foods USA, Inc. is recalling Harris Teeter brand 2 lb. bags of Frozen Southern Style Hash Browns. The Harris Teeter products were distributed in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia and Maryland. The products were made on January 19th, 2017.

According to the US Food & Drug Administrations website, the hash browns could be "contaminated with extraneous golf ball materials" that "may have been inadvertently harvested with potatoes used to make this product."

The production code date is B170119 and can be found on the back of the packaging. Any product with a different production code date is not impacted by this recall.

Consumers who have purchased these products are urged not to consume them. Consumption of these products may pose a choking hazard or other physical injury to the mouth.