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Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Recalled for Possible Metal Pieces

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases of select code dates and manufacturing codes of its Original flavor of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese Dinner due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small pieces of metal. The recalled product is limited to the 7.25-oz. size of the Original flavor of boxed dinner with the… Continue Reading

Kraft Recalls American Singles for Possible Storage Temperature Problem

Kraft Foods Group of Northfield, IL, announced Friday that it is voluntarily recalling 7,691 cases of select varieties of regular Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product. The company stated that a supplier did not store an ingredient used in this product in accordance with Kraft’s temperature standards. While unlikely, this could create conditions that could lead… Continue Reading

Kraft Recalls 260 Cases of Velveeta Cheese Product for Low Preservative Levels

Kraft Foods Group of Northfield, IL, announced Thursday that it was recalling 260 cases of Velveeta Original Pasteurized Recipe Cheese Product because it does not contain appropriate levels of sorbic acid, a preservative. The company’s announcement noted that the batch was shipped to three Walmart distribution centers and may have been redistributed to Walmart stores… Continue Reading

Kraft Recalls 1.2 Million Cases of Cottage Cheese for Improper Storage

Kraft Foods Group announced on Saturday that it was voluntarily recalling 1.2 million cases of four brands of cottage cheese products due to improper storage. The company statement noted that, while it was unlikely, improper storage could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or foodborne illness, so it was instituting the recall as… Continue Reading

Kraft Agrees to Phase Out Artificial Dyes in Some Mac & Cheese Products

After an online petition calling for the action drew more than 348,000 signatures, Kraft has reportedly pledged to remove two artificial yellow food dyes from its kid-friendly macaroni and cheese products and begin using paprika instead. The change will affect the company’s Halloween, winter shapes and SpongeBob Squarepants product varieties, but not the regular elbow-shaped… Continue Reading