Kraft recalls 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners

The most popular and the famous food manufacturer Kraft is recalling 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners owing to labeling discrepancy. The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said that some of the products might be containing classic cheese dogs.

The agency further said that the products are mistakenly labeled and they do not mention pasteurized cheese. It further said that these products had been made from milk, a known allergen but there are no such details on the labels.

According to media reports, a customer had altered Kraft about this mishap on Friday. After receiving this complain the company had timely informed to USDA. Besides, Joyce Hodel a senior official of Kraft Foods Group Inc said that the mislabeled hot dogs had been made in Columbia and the products bear the number “Est. 537H” inside the USDA mark of inspection.

He requested to the people if they have any query pertaining to recall may please contact Kraft’s consumer relations department at (855) 688-4386.

Last but not the least, Hodel confirmed that most of the products are mislabeled and should immediately be sent to the company.

The recall applies to:

16-ounce individual consumer packages of “Classic Wieners Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added,” with a “USE BY 16 Jun 2014” date and product code “044700000632.”

–Cases of 16-ounce packages that were 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.”

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