Velveeta Recall

Posted on June 24, 2014 by


Published 6/24/2014 by FDA

June 21, 2014 – Kraft Foods Group is recalling 260 cases of Velveeta Original Pasteurized Recipe Cheese Product because it does not contain appropriate levels of sorbic acid, a preservative ingredient. While unlikely, the affected product could spoil prematurely and/or lead to food borne illness.

The product was shipped to three Walmart distribution centers and may have been redistributed to stores in up to 12 Midwest states. The affected products may have been shipped to Walmart stores in Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin. These products were not shipped outside of the U.S.

The following specific batch of product is being recalled:

Affected consumer date code and time: 17 DEC 2014 09:34 – 13:15 ONLY

UPC Code: 021000611614

Consumers can find the case code date on the side of the package. No other products outside this
time period on this case code date are affected by this recall.

Consumers who purchased any of these products should not eat them. They should return them to the store where they purchased them for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-310-3704 between 9 am and 6 pm (Eastern).


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