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rib membrane problems

Bought a pack of ribs at costco (swift brand). It looks like the membrane has already been removed. Is that typical? It is my first tume buying ribs at costco.

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  • EggcelsiorEggcelsior Posts: 12,086
    Yes. Costco always has membranes removed. It is their quality standard.
  • MikeP624MikeP624 Posts: 292
    I guess I do not have a membrane problem then. Thanks
  • SkiddymarkerSkiddymarker Posts: 7,364
    We have found silvers on Costco ribs, those not packed under the "Swifts Premium" brand. As Eggcelsior says, for the past few months the Swifts packs all seem to have the silvers removed. Drove me nuts one morning as I frantically tried to remove something that wasn't there, once the coffee kicked in, it was all good.
    Picked some St Louis style ribs up at the Burlington Wa store, not Swifts, they had silvers. 
    Delta B.C. - Vee-Gan: old Indian word for poor hunter. 
  • Little StevenLittle Steven Posts: 27,885
    Tyson's bought Swift Premium a few years back didn't they?

    Steve 

    Caledon, ON

     

  • doubledouble Posts: 1,214
    My first ribs from Costco I spent about 30 minutes trying to remove the damn membrane that wasn't there...
    Lynnwood WA
  • biznorkbiznork Posts: 112
    That happened to me two weeks ago. Lol
  • chainsaw19chainsaw19 Posts: 257
    We have found silvers on Costco ribs, those not packed under the "Swifts Premium" brand. As Eggcelsior says, for the past few months the Swifts packs all seem to have the silvers removed. Drove me nuts one morning as I frantically tried to remove something that wasn't there, once the coffee kicked in, it was all good.
    Picked some St Louis style ribs up at the Burlington Wa store, not Swifts, they had silvers. 

    double said:
    My first ribs from Costco I spent about 30 minutes trying to remove the damn membrane that wasn't there...

    Okay glad it wasn't just me, I had same experience
    Large BGE Middletown, MD
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