A Kraft recall of Kraft Velveeta pasta and ground beef products has been announced after a food maker neglected to label soy, which is an allergen, as one of the ingredients in the products. The Kraft recall involves approximately 1.77 million pounds of Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Singles Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac, according to a Huffington Post report on Monday.
The Kraft product has dried soy sauce and hydrolyzed soy protein in its contents. Some labels neglected to list them on the products.
The products are made by Truitt Brothers Inc. in East Bernstadt, Kentucky. The expiration dates of the defected-label products are from March 2, 2014 to Oct. 23, 2014. Between May of 2013 and January of 2014, the mislabeled products were sent to Kraft Foods distribution centers as well as to retailers throughout the globe.
The Kraft recall statement asserts the there are no other Velveeta or Kraft products affected by this recall. Thus far, there have been no illnesses reported. The Kraft Foods consumer relations center should be contacted if consumers have questions regarding the recall at (800) 396-5512.