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RECENT FOOD RECALLS

Welcome to the Food Recall webpage. This page is maintained by the Environmental Health Division of the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health in order to provide consumers with the latest information about food recalls affecting the County. In addition to posting details about recalls on this page, Environmental Health actively follows up on reports of adulterated food, auditing retailers to ensure that all contaminated products have been removed from store's shelves. Please bookmark this page or follow us on twitter at LAPublicHealth for frequent updates.

Consumers who have any of these products in their possession should return the product to the place of purchase or see full press release for details for disposition.

If you believe that you became sick from eating or drinking something, you can file a report by clicking this link Food Illness, or by calling 1-888-397-3993.

 

August 26, 2015

Kraft Heinz Foods Company Recalls Turkey Bacon Products Due To Possible Adulteration


Class II Recall113-2015
Health Risk: LowAug 25, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Benjamin Bell
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2015 – Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Newberry, S.C. establishment, is recalling approximately 2,068,467 pounds of turkey bacon products that may be adulterated because it may spoil before the “Best When Used By” date, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.

The turkey bacon was produced between May 31, 2015, and August 6, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [ View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • 56 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer “Selects Uncured Turkey Bacon” bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 4470007633 0, and with “Best When Used By” dates of 24 AUG 2015 through 26 OCT 2015.
  • 36 oz. cardboard boxes (containing three plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon “Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed” bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC 0 7187154874 8, and with “Best When Used By” dates of 28 AUG 2015 through 20 OCT 2015.
  • 48 oz. cardboard boxes (containing four plastic wrapped packages) marked Oscar Mayer Turkey Bacon “Smoked Cured Turkey Chopped and Formed” bearing the plant number P-9070, the line number RS19 and Product UPC  0 7187154879 3, and with “Best When Used By” dates of 3 SEPT 2015 through 30 OCT 2015.

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-9070” inside the USDA mark of inspection, as well as the line number “RS19”. These items were shipped nationwide and exported to the Bahamas and St. Martin.

The problem was discovered by the establishment during an investigation into spoilage-related consumer complaints.

FSIS has not received any confirmed reports of adverse reactions related to the consumption of these products.  However, the company has received reports of illness related to the consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls .

Consumers with questions about the recall can contact the Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations Center at (800) 278-3403. Media with questions about the recall can contact Jody Moore, Head of Communications, at (847) 646-4538.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem .

 

August 26, 2015

Jo’s Candies Issues Voluntary Alert on Undeclared Milk in Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt

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Contact:
Consumer:
310-257-0260

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — August 25, 2015 — Jo’s Candies of Torrance, California is voluntarily recalling Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt (SKU 55024), because it may contain milk, which was not declared on the label. People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to milk run the risk of a serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume these products. Two reactions have been reported to date.

The Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt is packaged in an 8 oz. clear tub. The potentially affected product was distributed to Trader Joe’s stores nationwide. The voluntary recall was initiated by Jo’s Candies after Trader Joe’s was contacted by a customer.

Customers who have purchased the Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt may return it to Trader Joe’s for a full refund. Customers with questions may contact Jo’s Candies at (310) 257-0260 8:00 AM- 5:00PM PST, Monday-Friday.

All lots of Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt are being recalled, see the lot codes listed below. Refer to the picture and location of the lot code on the container. The lot code may be found on the clear side panel to the right or left of the label containing the product name

UPC Product Description “BEST BY”
Dates
00550246 Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate covered Honey Grahams with Sea Salt - 8 oz. clear tub 16 Mar 2016, 17 Mar 2016, 18 Mar 2016, 19 Mar 2016, 20 Mar 2016, 21 Mar 2016, 22 Mar 2016, 30 Mar 2016,
03 Apr 2016, 04 Apr 2016, 05 Apr 2016, 08 Apr 2016, 09 Apr 2016, 10 Apr 2016, 11 Apr 2016, 12 Apr 2016, 15 Apr 2016, 16 Apr 2016, 17 Apr 2016, 18 Apr 2016, 19 Apr 2016, 22 Apr 2016, 23 Apr 2016, 26 Apr 2016, 29 Apr 2016, 30 Apr 2016,
01 May 2016, 02 May 2016, 03 May 2016, 09 May 2016, 11 May 2016, 13 May 2016, 14 May 2016

 

August 17, 2015

Northwest Farm Food Cooperative Voluntarily Recalls Frozen Raw Cat Food Due To Possible Salmonella Contamination

Contact:
Consumer:
(360) 757-4225

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — August 10, 2015 — Burlington, WA — Northwest Farm Food Cooperative of Burlington, WA, is voluntarily recalling frozen raw Cat Food with the code Jul12015B due to their potential to be contaminated with Salmonella .

Salmonella can affect animals eating the products and there is risk to humans from handling contaminated pet products.

Healthy people infected with Salmonella should monitor themselves for some, or all, of the following symptoms: nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, abdominal cramping and fever. Rarely, Salmonella can result in more serious ailments, including arterial infections, endocarditis, arthritis, muscle pain, eye irritation, and urinary tract symptoms. Consumers exhibiting these signs after having contact with this product should contact their healthcare providers.

Pets with Salmonella infections may be lethargic and have diarrhea or bloody diarrhea, fever, and vomiting. Some pets will have only decreased appetite, fever and abdominal pain. Infected, but otherwise healthy pets can be carriers and infect other animals or humans. If your pet has consumed the recalled product and has these symptoms, please contact your veterinarian.

No pet or consumer illnesses from this product have been reported to date. However, because of their commitment to safety and quality, Northwest Farm Food Cooperative is conducting a voluntary recall of this product.

The potentially affected lots of frozen raw Cat Food were sold from our facility 1370 S. Anacortes Street Burlington, WA 98233.

The affected products are sold in 50 pound blocks and cases of six 10 pound chubs; packaged in a white plastic bag labeled Cat Food. The products affected by this recall have the production code Jul12015B and have no UPC code. The production code can be found on the outside of the case (box).

The recall was the result of a sampling done by the Food and Drug Administration which revealed that the finished product contained the bacteria. The company has ceased the production and distribution of the product as FDA and the company continues their investigation as to what caused the problem.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Consumers who have purchased the above lots of frozen raw Cat Food are urged to stop feeding them and return product to place of purchase for a full refund or dispose of them immediately. For further information about the recall please call (360) 757-4225 Monday through Friday from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm PST.

 

August 17, 2015

Mahina Mele Farm Recalls Their Macadamia Nut Products Due to Possible Health Risk

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Contact:
Consumer:
Jason or Kollette Stith, Owners
1-808-328-8987

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 5, 2015 – Mahina Mele Farms is recalling the following products after FDA testing found Salmonella in macadamia nuts. Salmonella , an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Healthy persons infected with Salmonella often experience fever, diarrhea (which may be bloody), nausea, vomiting and abdominal pain. In rare circumstances, infection with Salmonella can result in the organism getting into the bloodstream and producing more severe illnesses such as arterial infections (i.e., infected aneurysms), endocarditis and arthritis.

To date, no illnesses have been reported in connection with these products. In the interest of public health and safety, we are recalling all products processed from this batch of macadamia nuts.

The following products are involved in the recall. They were distributed to retail stores from May 26-29, 2015 primarily on the East Coast and in Hawaii.

PRODUCT UPC LOT # SIZE
Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076792677 016 6oz (salted)
Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076793575 016 6oz (unsalted)
Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076792776 016 16oz (unsalted)
Izzie Macs! Macadamia Nuts 689076792974 016 16oz (salted)
Bulk Macadamia nuts
(salted and unsalted; wholes and pieces)
-- 016 5lb bag
Baby Bruddah's Mac Nut Buttah 753182242019 016 12oz
Baby Bruddah's Chocolate Mac Nut Buttah 735182242040 016 12oz

Customers who have purchased the above products should not consume them and should return them to the store where they were purchased for a full refund or replacement. Mahina Mele Farm will reimburse the wholesaler for any returned product.

These products were shipped May 26-29th, 2015 and are from LOT #016.

If you have any questions, call Jason or Kollette Stith at 808 328 8987.

This recall is being made with the knowledge of the Food and Drug Administration.

 

August 17, 2015

Create Common Good Recalls Jambalaya Products Due To Misbranding and Undeclared Allergens


Class I Recall109-2015
Health Risk: HighAug 11, 2015

En Español

Congressional and Public Affairs
Katherine Scheidt
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, Aug. 11, 2015 – Create Common Good, a Boise, Idaho establishment, is recalling approximately 185 pounds of jambalaya products due to misbranding and an undeclared allergen, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The product contains milk, a known allergen, and beef, both of which were not declared on the product label.

The following items, produced on various dates between July 15 and August 7, 2015, are subject to recall: [ View Labels (PDF only)]

  • 1.5-lb. plastic heat and serve packages containing “CREATE COMMON GOOD Albertson’s Jambalaya with Chicken and Andouille” with the following sell-by dates: 7/19/15, 7/21/15, 7/24/15, 7/26/15, 7/28/15, 7/31/15, 8/02/15, 08/04/15, 8/07/15, 8/09/15, and 8/11/15.

These products, bearing establishment number “EST. 45453” inside the USDA mark of inspection, were shipped to a distributor in Idaho.

The problem was discovered when an FSIS inspector discovered that the establishment used beef and cheese sausage rather than Andouille sausage in the product.

FSIS and the company have received no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls .

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Kelly Parker, Director of Community Engagement, at (208) 258-6800.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem .

 

August 17, 2015

Victor’s Market Company Recalls Chicken Products Due to Misbranding


Class II Recall108-2015
Health Risk: LowAug 7, 2015

En Español

Congressional and Public Affairs
Whitney Joy
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, August 7, 2015 – Victor’s Market Company, a Hawthorne, Calif. establishment, is recalling approximately 7,368 pounds of chicken products due to misbranding, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. The products were slaughtered under religious exemption which was not declared on the product label.

The whole chickens or chicken pieces were produced on various dates from April 10, 2015 through July 20, 2015. The following products are subject to recall: [ View Labels (PDF Only)]

  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Whole.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Back”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Wing.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Thigh.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Neck.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Head.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Feet.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Drumstick.”
  • Approximately 50-lb. box packages containing “Primal Pastures Chicken Breast.”

The products subject to recall bear the establishment number “P-6087” inside the USDA mark of inspection. These items produced were shipped to the original producer for distribution nationwide.

The problem was discovered by FSIS in-plant personnel during routine inspection activities.

FSIS and the company have received no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls .

Consumers or media with questions about the recall can contact Bruce Penso, Victor’s Market Company President, at (310) 676-0127.

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at: http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem .

 

August 12, 2015

Blue Square Market Issues Voluntary Nationwide Recall of Kaboom Action Strips and Lida Daidaihua Due to the Presence of Undeclared Sulfoaildenafil, Sibutramine and Phenolphthalein

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Contact:
Consumer:
1-877-919-9992

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 6, 2015 – North Huntingdon, PA – Blue Square Market Inc. of North Huntingdon, PA, is recalling "Kaboom Actions Strip 12 Pack" and LiDa DaiDaiHua to the user level after FDA analysis revealed the products contain undeclared active pharmaceutical ingredients. Kaboom was found to contain sulfoaildenafil and LiDa DaiDaiHua was found to contain sibutramine and phenolphthalein. Sibutramine is an appetite suppressant that was withdrawn from the U.S. market in October 2010 due to increased risk of heart attacks and strokes. Phenolphthalein is an ingredient previously used in over-the-counter laxatives, but because of concerns of carcinogenicity, it is not currently approved for marketing in the United States. Sulfoaildenafil may interact with nitrates found in some prescription drugs (such as nitroglycerin) which could lower blood pressure to dangerous levels. Consumers with diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, or heart disease often take nitrates. These undeclared ingredients make these products unapproved new drugs for which safety and efficacy have not been established. At this time, no illnesses or injuries have been reported to Blue Square Market Inc. in connection with these products.

Kaboom Actions Strips are marketed for men’s vitality and LiDa DaiDaiHua is marketed for weightloss. Kaboom Actions Strips was purchased from the manufacturer Nutrology USA, LLC. Kaboom Action Strips comes in packages of 12 strips in a black box with a picture of the strip on the front of the box and a stamped expiration date of 9/17 on the box. LiDa DaiDaiHua was purchased from the manufacturer Green Cross Store. LiDa DaiDaiHua comes in a light green and grey box with a picture of a woman on the front, with a stamped expiration date of 1/17 on the bottom.

Blue Square Market’s online store, www.calcompnutrition.com was one of many that sold these retail products. Blue Square Market is neither the manufacturer nor the distributor of the product, only a retailer. Blue Square Market has pulled all of Kaboom Actions Strip 12 Pack and Lida DaiDaiHua from its online store, calcompnutrition.com, and will no longer carry this product line.

Blue Square Market is notifying its customers by letter and is arranging for return and refund of all recalled products. Consumers who have purchased Kaboom Actions Strip 12 Pack from March 20, 2015 to July 7, 2015 with expiration date of 9/17 or Lida DaiDaiHua from Feb 23, 2015 to May 7, 2015 with expiration date of 1/17should immediately discontinue use and return them to Blue Square Market, Inc. for a full refund.

Consumers with questions regarding this recall can contact Blue Square market by phone at 1-877-919-9992 Monday - Friday from 9am to 4:30pm EST. Consumers should contact their physician or healthcare provider if they have experienced any problems that may be related to taking or using this drug product.

Adverse reactions or quality problems experienced with the use of this product may be reported to the FDA's MedWatch Adverse Event Reporting program either online, by regular mail or by fax.

This recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

 

August 03, 2015

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Allergy Alert On Undeclared Milk In Nutrition Resource Services, Inc.'s Whey, Casein, And Colostrum
Protein Products

Contact:
Consumer:
(888) 877-7232

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 30, 2015 – Bethlehem, Pennsylvania – NRS - Nutrition Resource Services, Inc. of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is voluntarily recalling products with whey concentrate, whey isolate, casein, and colostrum, which contain milk, an undeclared allergen. We are undertaking this recall as an extra precaution for those consumers unaware of the presence of milk in products of this nature. This is a labeling issue and not a concern regarding product quality. The ingredient Milk was not specifically noted in the Ingredient list. Individuals with severe allergies to milk run the risk of serious or life-threatening allergic reaction if they consume products containing milk proteins, and those with lactose intolerance (not to be confused with milk allergy) could experience gastrointestinal difficulties.

The products recalled are: Just Be Natural (JBN) Whey Superior, Whey Isolates, Earth Superior Whey, Confidence Isolates, Recovery Fuel, Growtein; Casein, and Colostrum; and Gifted Nutrition Colostrum, all manufactured with lot dates after 10162014 and prior to 07232015. The date will appear as the last eight digits of the lot number, with the lot number and date appearing at the bottom of each bottle in blue ink.

The products were distributed through the showroom located at the corporate address in Bethlehem, PA, via the Internet, and select retail locations located mainly in the Bethlehem, PA area.

The products are packaged in 1500 cc, 3000 cc, and 2 gallon bottle sizes. Photographs are included.

No illnesses have been reported to date in conjunction with these products. The U.S. Food & Drug Administration has been notified of this voluntary recall.

Consumers who have purchased any of these listed products should return them to NRS - Nutrition Resource Services, Inc. at 3864 Courtney Street, Suite 140, Bethlehem PA 18017 for a replacement or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 888-877-7232 between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Monday through Friday.

NRS - Nutrition Resources Services, Inc.
3864 Courtney Street, Suite 140
Bethlehem, PA 18017

 

August 03, 2015

Liquid Coffee, Inc. Recalls Coffee Concentrate Products Due to Possible Spoilage


Product Description
Coffee concentrate products

Recalling Firm
Liquid Coffee, Inc.
Saint Augustine, FL

Recall Reason
Possible spoilage due to elevated pH levels (sold as shelf stable)

Recall Class
N/A

Product Identification
Liquid coffee concentrate

Packaged in silver hermetically sealed “Scholle” bags packed in cardboard boxes in either ½ or 1 gallon units

Distribution
Multiple states including California

Affected Dates
Sold between January 29, 2015 and June 15, 2015

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Liquid Coffee, Inc.
(904)823-9106

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Recall Date: 07/31/15

See the full article »

 

August 03, 2015

Good Food Made Simple Recalls Turkey and Pork Products Distributed Without the Opportunity for Inspection


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Class I Recall106-2015
Health Risk: HighJul 31, 2015

Congressional and Public Affairs
Felicia Thompson
(202) 720-9113

WASHINGTON, July 31, 2015 – Good Food Made Simple, a Wellesley, Mass., distributor, is recalling approximately 3,574 pounds of previously exported turkey sausage breakfast burritos and pork strips and turkey sausage breakfast bowls that were returned from Canada and were not presented for U.S. returned export inspection, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. Without the opportunity of inspection, a possibility of adverse health consequences exists.

The following products are subject to recall: [ View Labels ]

  • 1998.75 lbs. (533 cases) of “Good Food Made Simple Turkey Sausage Breakfast Burrito” bearing expiration date “03/22/2016.”
  • 1575 lbs. (450 cases) of “Good Food Made Simple Pork Strips & Turkey Sausage Breakfast Bowl” bearing expiration date “03/19/2016.”

The products were exported to Canada, brought back into the United States, and distributed in California without the opportunity for FSIS to inspect.

The problem was discovered during failure to present monitoring. FSIS and the company have received no confirmed reports of adverse reactions due to consumption of these products. Anyone concerned about a reaction should contact a healthcare provider.

FSIS routinely conducts recall effectiveness checks to verify recalling firms notify their customers of the recall and that steps are taken to make certain that the product is no longer available to consumers. When available, the retail distribution list(s) will be posted on the FSIS website at www.fsis.usda.gov/recalls .

Consumers and media with questions about the recall can contact Corinne Lupi, sales and marketing administrator at Good Food Made Simple, at clupi@foodmark.com .

Consumers with food safety questions can "Ask Karen," the FSIS virtual representative available 24 hours a day at AskKaren.gov or via smartphone at m.askkaren.gov . The toll-free USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline 1-888-MPHotline (1-888-674-6854) is available in English and Spanish and can be reached from l0 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern Time) Monday through Friday. Recorded food safety messages are available 24 hours a day. The online Electronic Consumer Complaint Monitoring System can be accessed 24 hours a day at http://www.fsis.usda.gov/reportproblem .

 

August 03, 2015

The Kraft Heinz Company Voluntarily Recalls Select Varieties of Kraft Singles Products Due to Potential Choking Hazard

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Only 3-Lb. and 4-Lb. Packages of Kraft Singles Included in Recall

Contact:
Consumer:
1-800-432-3101

Media:
Jody Moore
847-646-4538, News@KraftHeinzCompany.com

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 31, 2015 – Northfield, Ill. – The Kraft Heinz Company is voluntarily recalling select code dates and manufacturing codes of Kraft Singles individually-wrapped slices due to the possibility that a thin strip of the individual packaging film may remain adhered to the slice after the wrapper has been removed. If the film sticks to the slice and is not removed, it could potentially cause a choking hazard.

The recall applies to 3-lb. and 4-lb. sizes of Kraft Singles American and White American pasteurized prepared cheese product with a Best When Used By Date of 29 DEC 15 through 04 JAN 16, followed by the Manufacturing Code S54 or S55.

The S54 and S55 codes refer to the two production lines on which the impacted product was made. The Best When Used By Date and Manufacturing Code are stamped on both the larger 3-lb. and 4-lb. boxes and the enclosed individual 1-lb. packages.

The following is being recalled:

Product 3 or 4 lb Box Best When
Used By Code Date
1 lb Package Best When
Used By Code Date
3 or 4 lb Box UPC 1 lb Package UPC
4 LB Kraft Singles American 29 DEC 15 S54
30 DEC 15 S54
31 DEC 15 S54
01 JAN 16 S54
29 DEC 15 S 54
29 DEC 15 S 55
30 DEC 15 S 54
30 DEC 15 S 55
31 DEC 15 S 54
31 DEC 15 S 55
01 JAN 16 S 54
01 JAN 16 S 55
0 2100063360 9 No UPC - Clear outer wrapper
3 LB Kraft Singles American 30 DEC 15 S54
31 DEC 15 S54
03 JAN 16 S54
04 JAN 16 S54
30 DEC 15 S 54
30 DEC 15 S 55
31 DEC 15 S 54
31 DEC 15 S 55
03 JAN 16 S54
03 JAN 16 S55
04 JAN 16 S54
04 JAN 16 S55
0 2100060491 3 0 2100061526 1
3 LB Kraft Singles White American 02 JAN 16 S 54
03 JAN 16 S 54
02 JAN 16 S 54
02 JAN 16 S 55
03 JAN 16 S 54
03 JAN 16 S 55
0 2100061582 7 0 2100061527 8
4 LB Kraft Singles White American 02 JAN 16 S 54 02 JAN 16 S 54
02 JAN 16 S 55
0 2100063448 4 No UPC - Clear outer wrapper

No other sizes, varieties or code dates are included in this recall. And no products with manufacturing codes other than "S54" and "S55" after the code date are included in this recall.

There have been 10 consumer complaints to date about the packaging, including three reports of consumers choking.

Approximately 36,000 cases of the recalled product were shipped by Kraft Heinz to retailers in the U.S., Puerto Rico and Grand Cayman. Kraft Heinz did not ship this product to Canada or anywhere other than the U.S., Puerto Rico and Grand Cayman.

We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed. Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico can also contact Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations for a full refund, at 1-800-432-3101, Monday through Friday, 9am to 6pm Eastern.

About The Kraft Heinz Company
The Kraft Heinz Company (NASDAQ: KHC) is the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest food and beverage company in the world, with eight $1 billion+ brands. A globally trusted producer of delicious foods, The Kraft Heinz Company provides high quality, great taste and nutrition for all eating occasions whether at home, in restaurants or on the go. The Company’s iconic brands include Kraft , Heinz , ABC , Capri Sun , Classico , Jell-O , Kool-Aid , Lunchables , Maxwell House , Ore-Ida , Oscar Mayer , Philadelphia , Planters , Plasmon , Quero , Weight Watchers Smart Ones and Velveeta . The Kraft Heinz Company is dedicated to the sustainable health of our people, our planet and our Company. For more information, visit www.kraftheinzcompany.com .

 

 
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