Kraft is recalling 242,000 boxes of its macaroni and cheese due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small pieces of metal, according to the company.
The recalled product is limited to the 7.25-ounce size of the Original flavor of boxed dinner with the best used by date of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015. The boxes will be marked with a “C2” code.
The boxes were sold in a variety of configurations which include as a standalone product, a three-pack, four-pack and five-pack bundling.
Kraft Foods Group’s voluntary mac and cheese recall comes on the heels of an FDA announcement regarding the voluntary recall of Trader Joe’s walnuts. The presence of salmonella was discovered in the walnuts, which were shipped to stores nationwide.
The Illinois-based company indicated that the recalled products were shipped to customers in the United States and as Time reports, to “some Caribbean and South American countries – but not to Canada.”
The company indicated that the recall was issued following by eight consumers regarding metal pieces in boxes of their mac and cheese, however, they added that no injuries had been reported as a result of the possible metal contaminants.
Kraft advises customers to return recalled products to the store from which they were purchased for a full refund. The company also advises customers who have purchased the recalled product not to eat it.
For more information on the recall, customers can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1 (800) 816-9432 between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. ET.
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