Check Your Fridge – Kraft Heinz Recall On Processed Cheese Slices
If you’ve purchased cheese slices recently, you might want to check your refrigerator. Recently, Kraft Heinz issued a voluntary recall on its Kraft Singles processed cheese slices.
The voluntary recall affects around 83,800 cases of the individually wrapped Kraft Singles American processed cheese slices. These were shipped to a limited number of customers, according to a press release sent Tuesday, September 19, 2023.
A temporary issue occurred on one of the wrapping machines. As a result, a thin strip of the film may stay on the slice when the wrapper is being removed. This could potentially cause gagging or choking. The recall is voluntary, and simply a precaution.
Kraft Heinz became aware of the issue after several consumer complaints were received. Some of the complaint reported gagging or choking No serious health issues or injuries have been reported.
Since the issue was discovered, Kraft Heinz has fixed the faulty machine and thoroughly inspected the other machines.
If you purchased any of the below items, Kraft Heinz says you should not consume them and return them to the store where you made the purchase to receive an exchange or refund.
You can also contact Kraft Heinz Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern at 1-800-280-8252 to confirm if a product is part of the recall.
Products included in the Kraft Heinz recall include:
- 16 oz. Kraft Singles American Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product with an individual package UPC of 0 2100061526 1 and a “Best When Used By” date of 10 JAN 24 through 27 JAN 24. Individual packages in this recall will contain an S and 72 in the Manufacturing code.
- 3 lb. multipacks of Kraft Singles American Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product with a carton UPC of 0 2100060491 3 and a “Best When Used By” of 09 JAN 2024 through 13 JAN 2024 and 16 JAN 2024.
No other varieties or sizes are affected in this recall.