Kraft expands its cheese recall

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Kraft Heinz is expanding a recall of Kraft Singles products, saying a problem with the packaging film affects 10 times as many cases as it first thought.

A thin strip of packaging film may stick to the slice after the wrapper has been taken off, creating a choking hazard. Kraft Heinz recalled 36,000 cases on July 31 for the same reason, but on Thursday, the company recalled 335,000 cases.

Kraft Heinz received two new reports of customers choking.

The recall affects 1-, 3- and 4-pound Kraft Singles American and White American cheese product with "Best When Used by Dates" ranging from Dec. 12 to March 2.  The July recall only covered products with "Best By" dates of Dec. 29 to Jan. 4. Kraft Heinz Co. said consumers should return the product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund.

 

 

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