Kraft Recalls Velveeta Shells & Cheese

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Kraft Recalls Velveeta Shells & Cheese Over Containation RiskKraft Foods (KFT) is recalling certain batches of Velveeta Shells & Cheese Microwaveable Cups because they might be tainted with wire-bristle pieces, the company announced Friday afternoon.

About 137,000 cases of the potentially affected products were distributed throughout the United States. The company said it has received no reports of injuries or complaints, and that it was voluntarily issuing the recall to be on the safe side.

Consumers who purchased the products stamped with the "best when used by" dates listed here, along with their UPC codes, should return the products to the store for an exchange or full refund. Or they can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations Monday through Friday at 1-800-308-1841.

The shipments involve Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Microwaveable Cups, Velveeta Shells & Cheese Made With 2% Milk Microwaveable Cups, and Velveeta Rotini & Cheese Broccoli Microwaveable Cups. The best-if-used-by dates range from March 30, 2012 to May 16, 2012.

The chart below, from Kraft's press release, details the items subject to recall.

Name of Product

Size

Best When Used By Dates

UPC

Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Microwaveable Cups


Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Four Pack Microwaveable Cups

2.39 oz. cup


4 x 2.39 oz. cup

16 MAY 2012


24 APR 2012 to 16 MAY 2012

2100002322


2100002339

Velveeta Shells & Cheese Made with 2% Milk Microwaveable Cups


Velveeta Shells & Cheese Made with 2% Milk Four Pack Microwaveable Cups

2.19 oz cup


4 x 2.19 oz cup

25 MAR 2012 to 30 MAR 2012


29 MAR 2012 to 12 APR 2012

2100002323


2100002946

Velveeta Rotini & Cheese Broccoli Microwaveable Cups

2.44 oz cup

29 APR 2012 to 14 MAY 2012

2100002318





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