A Kraft Cheese recall has been issued, but this voluntary recall is nothing to get alarmed about. Kraft issued the cheese recall due to some of its products spoiling before the expiration date, according to ABC News on Oct. 25. With Kraft cheese products a popular staple in many homes, hearing that Kraft Cheese has recalled some of its products could be alarming, but the safety of the cheese is not in question.
Kraft Food Group Inc. is voluntarily recalling batches of its string cheese and the Polly-O string cheese. The company estimates there are about 735,000 cases of the recalled products that were shipped nationwide. None of the products being recalled were shipped to Canada. The products were made in their Campbell, N.Y. plant.
Reason: Kraft Food Group has received several consumer complaints indicating that the cheese went bad before the expiration date on the package.
Best When Used By Dates: Oct. 25 through Feb. 11.
Product Names: The products recalled include 22 types of cheese products made by Kraft. The recall includes Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products.
Some of the cheese products include: Kraft Mozzarella String Cheese, Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim String, Kraft Italian Style Pizza Cheese Twists, Polly-O Barbecue Cheese Twist and many others. The complete list of recalled items can be found here on the Kraft Cheese recall press release.
Consumer directions: Do not eat the cheese and return it to the store where you purchased the product for a refund. For any questions on this recall consumers are directed to call Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-816-9432 between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET.