Kraft Foods has issued a national recall of three Velveeta Shells & Cheese products due to the possible presence of small, thin wire bristles in the microwaveable cups.
Here is what is being recalled.
|Name of Product|
|Best When Used By Dates|
|Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Microwaveable
Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Four Pack
|2.39 oz. cup
4 x 2.39 oz. cup
|16 MAY 2012
24 APR 2012 to 16 MAY
|Velveeta Shells & Cheese Made with 2% Milk Microwaveable
|2.19 oz cup
4 x 2.19 oz cup
|25 MAR 2012 to 30 MAR 2012
29 MAR 2012 to 12 APR 2012
|Velveeta Rotini & Cheese Broccoli Microwaveable Cups|
|2.44 oz cup|
|29 APR 2012 to 14 MAY 2012|
"Consumers who purchased affected “best when used by” dates of these products
should not eat them. They should return them to the store of purchase for an
exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer
Relations Monday through Friday at 1-800-308-1841.
"Consumers can find the “best when used by” date on the bottom of the
"No other “best when used by” dates of Velveeta Shells
& Cheese Single Serve Microwaveable Cups or any other Kraft Foods products are being recalled.
" There have been no reports of consumer injuries or
complaints. Kraft Foods is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of
"Approximately 137,000 cases of the affected products were
shipped to customers across the United States. The affected products were not
distributed in Canada.
"The affected products were manufactured in Champaign, IL and Lakeville, MN."