Select Varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese Are Voluntarily Being Recalled Due to Potential Presence of Foreign Material

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Friday, November 15, 2019 5:23 pm EST

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PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO

PITTSBURGH & CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are voluntarily being recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of hard or sharp foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed.

The company discovered the issue when it was notified by a consumer of the presence of a piece of red plastic in a container of cottage cheese. There have been six consumer complaints and no reports of illness or injury related to this issue to date.

The following are being recalled:

Product Size

Name of
Product

Packaging
Description

Case Unit
Best When
Used By
Code Date

Individual Package
Best When Used By
Code Date

Individual Package
UPC

 

16oz

Breakstone's

2% Milkfat

Lowfat

Large Curd

Cottage Cheese

Plastic Cup,

Plastic Lid,

Shrink Band

Dec102019

10 DEC 2019 W4

XX:XX 36-2158

0 21000 30053 2

24oz

Breakstone's

4% Milkfat

Large Curd

Cottage Cheese

Plastic Cup,

Plastic Lid,

Shrink Band

Dec102019

10 DEC 2019 W4

XX:XX 36-2158

0 21000 12285 1

24oz

Breakstone's

4% Milkfat

Small Curd

Cottage Cheese

Plastic Cup,

Plastic Lid,

Shrink Band

Dec102019

10 DEC 2019 W4

XX:XX 36-2158

0 21000 12284 4

Approximately 9,500 cases of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are being recalled. No other sizes, varieties or code dates are included in this recall.

We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed.

Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-572-3805 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, for a full refund.

This product was sent to retailers and distributors in the U.S. and exported to Latin America and was produced and distributed by Kraft Heinz Foods Company.

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Contact:

Lynne Galia
847-646-4396
lynne.galia@kraftheinz.com

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