Kraft recalling thousands of cheese singles

The Kraft Heinz company is recalling 36,000 cases of individually wrapped cheese singles because they may present a choking hazard.

The voluntary recall involves the 3lb. and 4lb. boxes of Kraft Singles American and White American pasteurized cheese.

The affected products have a “best when used by” date of between December 29, 2015 and January 4, 2016 followed by the manufacturing codes “s54” or “s55.”

Kraft says a thin strip of the packaging film could remain adhered to the cheese slice even after the wrapper has been removed.

The company said it has received at least ten complaints about the packaging, including three reports of choking.

Kraft says anyone with a package included in the recall should return it to the store for an exchange or a refund.

 

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