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Is Your Kraft Cheese a Choking Hazard?

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Drop the cheese! Kraft has voluntarily recalled 36,000 cases of some American individually wrapped cheese singles. So far, there have been 10 consumer complaints, three of which included people choking on the plastic film, which might remain stuck onto the cheese after it's unwrapped.

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"We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed," the company said in the statement.

Is my Kraft cheese recalled?

The recall applies to 3-pound and 4-pound sizes of Kraft Singles American pasteurized prepared cheese product with a best-used-by date of December 29, 2015, through Jan 16, followed by the manufacturing code S54 or S55.

You can find the best-used-by date and manufacturing code stamped on the larger 3-pound and 4-pound boxes or the enclosed individual 1-pound packages.

The product was shipped to the U.S., Puerto Rico and Grand Cayman.

My product is recalled—what do I do now?

Don't eat it. You can return it to the store where you bought it for an exchange or full refund. If you're in the U.S. or Puerto Rico, you can also contact Kraft Heinz Consumer Relations for a full refund, at 1-800-432-3101, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern.

Back in March, Kraft Foods recalled 242,000 cases of its Macaroni & Cheese Dinners because they could contain pieces of metal.

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Other current recalls parents should be aware of:

  • Evenflo is recalling certain Embrace 35 two-piece, rear-facing child restraints. Over time, use of seat can make the harness buckle difficult to unlatch.
  • Graco Children's Products is recalling certain rear-facing child restraints. The defect involves difficulty in unlatching the harness buckle, and sometimes the buckle gets stuck.
  • Kroger recalls four seasonings due to possible salmonella contamination
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