January 18, 2000Kraft Natural Shredded Mild
Cheddar Cheese Recalled
Northfield, IL (SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug
Administration (FDA) today reported that Kraft Foods, Inc. is recalling certain 8-ounce
resealable bags of Kraft Natural Shredded Mild Cheddar Cheese because the product may
contain pieces of wood.
The recalled cheese can be identified
by the code of MAR 19 00 S.
According to FDA, approximately 630
cases (12 bags per case) were distributed in Missouri and Kansas. The estimated that
20 percent of product remained on market at time of recall initiation.
This ongoing Class II recall
was initiated by Kraft by letter on December 10, 1999. This is the first public notice
issued by the FDA.
Questions concerning this recall may
be directed to the FDA at 1-888-INFO-FDA.
FDA Recall #F-082-0
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