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Velveeta Recalled for Early Spoilage, Food Poisoning Risk

June 20, 2014 — Kraft Foods is recalling (PDF) over 3,100 packages of Velveeta cheese because they do not contain enough sorbic acid, a preservative. Kraft is concerned about the risk of early spoilage and food poisoning.

The issue was discovered during a review of finished products. By that time, 260 cases of product were shipped to three Walmart distribution centers in the Midwest.

The products were sold at Walmarts in twelve states, including Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The recall affects Velveeta that was manufactured at one plant, on one line, over a period of several hours. Consumers should check the side of the package for markings that identify recalled products, including a UPC code of 10021000611611, a “Best By” date of December 17, 2014, and a manufacturing time range between 09:34 – 13:15.

If you own a recalled product, do not eat it. Keep proof of purchase or return the product to Walmart for a full refund or exchange. For more information or questions, contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at (800) 310-3704 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Central time.

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