Kraft Foods Group, Inc. has issued a recall for approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the products may contain Classic Cheese Dogs in the Classic Wieners’ packages.
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. The products recalled were formulated with milk, a known allergen, which is not stated on the label.
The following products are included in the recall:
16 oz. packages –individual consumer packages– of "Classic Wieners Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added" with "USE BY 16 Jun 2014" date and product code "044700000632"
Cases of 16 oz. packages –distributed to retailers– of "Classic Cheese Dogs Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added, and Pasteurized Cheese Product" with "USE BY 16 Jun 2014" date and case code "00447000005300"
The recalled products were produced on March 2-3, 2014, and have the establishment number "Est. 537H" inside the USDA mark of inspection.
The problem was discovered by a consumer who notified the company on April 18th.
There have been no illnesses reported.
Retailers with questions should contact their Kraft sales representative or supplier. If you do not know your contact, please call (855) 688-4386.
If you are a consumer that purchased the recalled product, please contact Kraft Consumer Relations at (855) 688-4386.
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