DETROIT (WWJ) – It’s time to check your pantry.
Kraft Foods is voluntarily recalling approximately 242,000 cases, about 6.5 million boxes, of its original flavor Macaroni & Cheese Dinner due to the possibility that some boxes may contain small pieces of metal.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Inspiring Entrepreneurs & Business Owners
The recalled product is limited to the 7.25-oz. size of the original flavor boxed dinner with the “Best When Used By” dates of September 18, 2015 through October 11, 2015, and the code “C2” directly below the date on each individual box. The “C2” refers to a specific production line on which the affected product was made.
Some of these products have also been packed in multi-pack units that have a range of different code dates and manufacturing codes on the external packaging (box or shrink-wrap), depending on the package configuration (see table below).
The affected dates of this product were sold in only these four configurations:READ MORE: 10 Places To Celebrate National Barbecue Day In Metro Detroit
•7.25 oz. box, original flavor
•3-pack box of those 7.25 oz. boxes, original flavor
•4-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes, original flavor
•5-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes, original flavor
No other sizes, varieties or pasta shapes and no other packaging configurations are included in this recall. And no products with manufacturing codes other than “C2” below the code date on the individual box are included in this recall.
Kraft has received eight reports about metal fragments in this product, although no injuries have been reported.
The recalled product was shipped by Kraft to customers nationwide in the U.S. The product was also distributed to Puerto Rico and some Caribbean and South American countries — but not to Canada.MORE NEWS: Chief Search: Detroit Board Of Police Commissioners Agree To Find Candidates
Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. For more information, contact Kraft at 1-800-816-9432.