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Kraft Mac & Cheese recall includes 6.5 million boxes

Posted March 18, 2015

Kraft Foods Group has recalled 242,000 cases of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, or about 6.5 million boxes, because they may contain small pieces of metal. This recall involves the 7.25 oz. size of the Original flavor and various multi-packs including the Original flavor. It does not include other sizes, varieties or pasta shapes.

According to the Kraft website, the recalled product has "Best When Used By" dates of September 18, 2015, through October 11, 2015, with the code "C2" directly below the date on each box.

Recalled product was shipped nationwide in the U.S. as well as several other countries. The affected dates of this product were sold in the following types of packages:

  • 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

Kraft indicated in the recall notice that they have "received eight consumer contacts about this product ... and no injuries have been reported. We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed. Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it. They should return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-816-9432 between 9 am and 6 pm (Eastern) for a full refund."

For additional recall information, see the Kraft website.

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  • Faye Prosser -WRAL Smart Shopper Mar 18, 2015

    Sean Reid - as others pointed out, the reason for the recall was small pieces of metal in the product. You can see all the details at the recall link in the article.

  • brendalove002 Mar 18, 2015

    A little bit of iron in your diet is good for you. ;-)

  • kikinc Mar 18, 2015

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    Kids. Some kids won't eat anything without ketchup.

  • crkeehn Mar 18, 2015

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    Kraft Foods Group has recalled 242,000 cases of Kraft Macaroni and Cheese, or about 6.5 million boxes, because they may contain small pieces of metal.
    Read more at http://www.wral.com/kraft-mac-cheese-recall-includes-242-000-cases/14521287/#sFmfuD5G1dHYHEqB.99

    In the very first sentence

  • SMR Mar 18, 2015

    Heads Up folks. This batch was recently sold by Lowes in the Triangle in their Buy10/$10 special

    I have 7/10 left .. WRAL Please find out the reason for the recall