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Recall on Kraft Mac and Cheese causes concern

Marie Mosca
Staff Writer

Approximately 242,000 cases of Kraft Mac and Cheese Original flavor dinners were recalled because they may contain small metal fragments. There were boxes flagged with the best if used by dates of Sept. 18 through Oct. 11, 2015. Some were packaged in multi-pack units with various code numbers and dates on the external packaging. The recalled products were sent to the United States and several other countries with the exception of Canada.

The recall on Kraft Mac and Cheese Original was due to metal fragments.
The recall on Kraft Mac and Cheese Original was due to metal fragments.

Be on the lookout for the dates on the packaging of the following Kraft products that are part of this recall: 7.25 ounce box of Original Flavor mac and cheese, three-pack boxes of those 7.25 oz. boxes of Original Flavor mac and cheese, four-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes of Original Flavor mac and cheese and the five-pack shrink wrap of those 7.25 ounce boxes of Original Flavor mac and cheese.

No word yet on how the metal fragments may have come into contact with the product and packaged with it. Eight customers have reported the metal fragments so far, but there have been no injuries. Any customer who has bought one of the products with the dates above has been instructed by Kraft to not eat it, and return it to the store of purchase for a full refund. The full press release can be found at: newscenter.kraftfoodsgroup.com/phoenix.zhtml?c=253200&p=irol-newsArticle&ID=2026530