Beef is one of the meats that a lot of Americans eat very often. At the moment you better watch out when you're buying ground beef.

Patch.com recently reported that you have to be extremely careful with the ground beef that you recently purchased at your local grocery store.

Over 2,000 pounds of ground beef have been recalled by a Chicago packing company, according to fsis.usda.gov. All of that ground beef went to multiple states in the country and unfortunately, some of it came to New Jersey.

Credit: United States Department of Agriculture

It was mentioned on FSIS.USADA.gov that the ground beef "may be contaminated with extraneous materials, specifically clear, thin pliable plastic."

Credit: United States Department of Agriculture

Pennsylvania was among the 9 states that received the contaminated ground beef.  Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New York, Ohio, and Wisconsin were the other states that have recalled the ground beef.

USADA reported that "there have been no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products"