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Kraft recalls American Cheese Singles due to fears it could make people sick.
Kraft recalls American Cheese Singles due to fears it could make people sick.

Kraft American Singles Cheese Recall

Check your refrigerator for Kraft American Singles cheese as there is a recall of certain lots because they have the potential make people sick.

Kraft Foods Group announced today the company is recalling select varieties of Kraft American Singles Pasteurized Prepared Cheese Product after learning an ingredient supplier failed to store an ingredient used in the cheese according to Kraft’s temperature standards.

“While unlikely, this could create conditions that could lead to premature spoilage and/or food borne illness; therefore, the company is issuing the recall as a precaution,” Kraft Foods Group said.

Kraft produced the product at its Springfield, MO manufacturing facility and shipped it nationwide.

The cheese recall includes 7,691 cases of 12 oz., 16 oz. and 64 oz. Kraft American Singles. Refer to the chart for product UPC codes and best by dates. Consumers can determine if a package of Kraft American Singles is affected by the recall by locating the “Best When Used By” date on the bottom of the product package.

Kraft American Singles cheese recall:

Product Size Name of Product Units/Case Best When Used By Code Dates Package CodeUPC Case Code
12 oz. 12 oz Kraft American Singles (16 slices) 48 20 FEB 2015 and 21 FEB 2015 0 21000 60464 7 00 21000 60464 00
16 oz. 16 oz Kraft American Singles (24 slices) (36 count case) 36 20 FEB 2015 0 21000 61526 1 00 21000 61450 00
16 oz. 16 oz Kraft American Singles (24 slices) (12 count case) 12 20 FEB 2015 0 21000 61526 1 00 21000 61526 00
64 oz. 64 oz (4 lb) Kraft American Singles (4×24 slice) 8 20 FEB 2015 0 21000 63360 9 00 21000 62559 00

 

Find the Best By Date on the package of Kraft American Singles to see if it is part of the cheese recall.

Find the Best By Date on the package of Kraft American Singles.

Consumers should not eat the recalled cheese. They should return to the place of purchase for an exchange or full refund. Contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-396-5512 with questions.

The company says it has not received any reports of illness related to consumption of the product.

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