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KRAFT VOLUNTARILY RECALLS SOME VARIETIES OF KRAFT AND POLLY-O STRING CHEESE AND STRING CHEESE TWISTS DUE TO PREMATURE SPOILAGE

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KRAFT VOLUNTARILY RECALLS SOME VARIETIES OF KRAFT AND POLLY-O STRING CHEESE AND STRING CHEESE TWISTS DUE TO PREMATURE SPOILAGE

Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling some varieties of Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese and String Cheese Twists products. These products may spoil before their "Best When Used By" code dates, leading to product discoloration. The affected products all have code dates from October 25, 2013 through February 11, 2014.

Approximately 735,000 cases of the affected product were shipped to customers across the United States. The affected product was not distributed in Canada.

The following varieties are being recalled:

Name of Product

Size

Package UPC

Code Dates

Kraft Mozzarella String Cheese

16 oz.

21000006632

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

.834oz Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Jalapeno String 2/24PK

.834 oz (individual sticks in a carton)

21000007264

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim String Cheese

24 oz

21000017171

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim String

12 oz

21000017140

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Barbecue String CheeseTwists

9 oz

21000041619

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Italian Style Pizza Cheese Twists

9 oz

21000041626

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Cracked Black Pepper String Cheese

10 oz

21000044702

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft 2% Natural String Cheese

20 oz

21000044719

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Jalapeno String Cheese

10 oz

21000044726

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Tomato Basil String Cheese

10 oz

21000044733

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Kraft 2% String Cheese

10 oz

21000044740

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Mozzarella String Cheese

16 oz

71040000251

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim String Cheese

12 oz

71040065045

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Barbecue Cheese Twist

9 oz

71040000503

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Italian Style Pizza Cheese Twist

9 oz

71040000510

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim Black Pepper String Cheese

10 oz

71040000565

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O 2% String Cheese

20 oz

71040000572

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim Jalapeno String Cheese

10 oz

71040000589

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim Tomato Basil String Cheese

10 oz

71040000596

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O 2% String Cheese

10 oz

71040000602

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim String Cheese Value Pack

24 oz

71040065564

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Polly-O String Cheese 1 oz 48-count

48 oz

71040605098

25 OCT 2013 11 FEB 2014

Consumers can find the "Best When Used By" date on the back of multi-count packages toward the bottom. For string cheese products labeled for individual sale, the "Best When Used By" date is on the bottom front of the package.

No other Kraft or Polly-O String Cheese or String Cheese Twists products or any other Kraft Foods or Polly-O products are being recalled.

Kraft is conducting this recall after receiving several reports from consumers of premature spoilage of some of the string cheese products listed above. Kraft has ceased the production and distribution of the affected products from the relevant facility as the company continues its investigation to resolve the problem.

Consumers who purchased any product listed above should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-816-9432 between9 am and6 pm (Eastern).

The affected product was produced in Campbell, NY.


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