Kraft Foods recalls string cheese products - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Kraft Foods recalls string cheese products

(WMC-TV) - Kraft Foods Group is voluntarily recalling about 735,000 cases of its Kraft and Polly-O String Cheese, as well as String Cheese Twists products.

The reason for the recall is that the products may spoil before their "best when used by" code dates.  Spoiled products will appear to be discolored.

The affected products have code dates from October 25, 2013 to February 11, 2014.

The following varieties are being recalled:

Name of ProductSizePackage UPCCode Dates
Kraft Mozzarella String Cheese 16 oz. 21000006632 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
.834 oz Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Jalapeno String 2/24PK .834 oz (individual sticks in a carton) 21000007264 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim String Cheese 24 oz 21000017171 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim String 12 oz 21000017140 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Barbecue String Cheese Twists 9 oz 21000041619 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Italian Style Pizza Cheese Twists 9 oz 21000041626 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Cracked Black Pepper String Cheese 10 oz 21000044702 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft 2% Natural String Cheese 20 oz 21000044719 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Jalapeno String Cheese 10 oz 21000044726 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft Low Moisture Part Skim Tomato Basil String Cheese 10 oz 21000044733 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Kraft 2% String Cheese 10 oz 21000044740 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Mozzarella String Cheese 16 oz 71040000251 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim String Cheese 12 oz 71040065045 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Barbecue Cheese Twist 9 oz 71040000503 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Italian Style Pizza CheeseTwist 9 oz 71040000510 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim Black Pepper String Cheese 10 oz 71040000565 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O 2% String Cheese 20 oz 71040000572 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim Jalapeno String Cheese 10 oz 71040000589 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim Tomato Basil String Cheese 10 oz 71040000596 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O 2% String Cheese 10 oz 71040000602 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014
Polly-O Low Moisture Part Skim String Cheese Value Pack 24 oz 71040065564 25 OCT 2013 –11 FEB 2014
Polly-O String Cheese 1 oz 48-count 48 oz 71040605098 25 OCT 2013 – 11 FEB 2014

Kraft put out the voluntary recall after receiving several reports of premature spoiling.  The company stopped production and distribution of these products until the problem can be resolved.

Consumers who bought any product listed above 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 a.m. and 6 p.m. EST. 

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