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COMPANY ANNOUNCEMENT

Select Varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are Voluntarily Being Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material

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Summary

Company Announcement Date:
FDA Publish Date:
Product Type:
Food & Beverages
Reason for Announcement:
Recall Reason Description
Potential presence of plastic and metal
Company Name:
Kraft Heinz Foods Company
Brand Name:
Brand Name(s)
Breakstone’s
Product Description:
Product Description
Cottage Cheese

Company Announcement

Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are voluntarily being recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of hard or sharp foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed.

The company discovered the issue when it was notified by a consumer of the presence of a piece of red plastic in a container of cottage cheese. There have been six consumer complaints and no reports of illness or injury related to this issue to date.

The following is being recalled:

Product Size Name of Product Packaging Description Case Unit Best When Used By Code Date Individual Package Best When Used By Code Date Individual Package UPC
16oz Breakstone's 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese Plastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink Band Dec102019 10 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-2158 0 21000 30053 2
24oz Breakstone's 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese Plastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink Band Dec102019 10 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-2158 0 21000 12285 1
24oz Breakstone's 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage Cheese Plastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink Band Dec102019 10 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-2158 0 21000 12284 4

Approximately 9,500 cases of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese is being recalled. No other sizes, varieties or code dates are included in this recall.

We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed.

Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-572-3805 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, for a full refund.

This product was sent to retailers and distributors in the U.S and exported to Latin America and was produced and distributed by Kraft Heinz Foods Company.


Company Contact Information

Consumers:
866-572-3805
Media:
Lynne Galia
847-646-4396
lynne.galia@kraftheinz.com

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