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EAST BERNSTADT, Ky. (WDRB) - A Kentucky company is recalling approximately 1.7 million pounds of shelf-stable pasta and ground beef products because of misbranding and an undeclared allergen.
The products are made with hydrolyzed soy protein and dried soy sauce, known allergens, which are not declared on some labels.
the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced the recall today.
Truitt Brothers Inc., located near London, Ky., discovered the error during a routine quality check and contacted the FSIS.
The products affected are:
3.3-pound cases containing six, 9-ounce microwaveable containers of "Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillets SINGLES – ULTIMATE CHEESEBURGER MAC" [a macaroni & cheese product] with a Used By/Sell By date code of "02 MARCH 2014 – 23 OCT 2014." Identifying case codes are: 00210000432900, 00210000432910, 00210000432925, 00210000464000 and 00210000465100.
The products were produced between May 6, 2013 and Jan. 16, 2014 and shipped to Kraft Foods distribution centers and retail locations nationwide.
No other Velveeta or Kraft products are impacted by this recall.
Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the Kraft Foods Consumer Relations Center at 1-800-396-5512.