February 28, 2001Kraft Foods Recalls Easy Mac
Brook, NY (SafetyAlerts) - Kraft
Foods is recalling certain code dates of its Kraft Easy Mac microwaveable macaroni and
cheese dinner. The product may have an off-flavor or off-odor caused by contact with
food-grade lubricating oil due to an equipment failure.
Kathy Knuth, a spokesperson for Kraft, was quick to point out that there is no health or
safety risk with the recalled product, but some people may have a greater sensitivity to
the off flavor or odor. The company is working with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
regarding the issue.
The product was distributed in the United States, and no other varieties of Kraft macaroni
and cheese dinner are part of the recall..
This recall was initiated on February
6, 2001. FDA had not yet classified this recall when contacted this afternoon.
Product codes being recalled are:
SEP-05-01 through SEP-26-01.
The company stated that most of the
product had been recovered prior to reaching consumers, however could not specify how much
product was involved in the recall.
Consumers can return the product to
their grocers for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact Kraft at
(800) 847-1997, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Central Time,
Monday through Friday.
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