Kraft Recalling Velveeta Sold at Wal-Mart

By Larry Burkum, KCRG-TV9

NEW YORK — Kraft Foods is recalling 260 cases of Velveeta cheese sold to Wal-Mart stores in 12 states — Colorado, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

The consumer package code for the recalled batch is 021000611614. The packages also have a date stamp that reads “17 DEC 2014,” and the time frame is between 10:54 and 14:35.

Kraft said it is recalling the cheese because it did not contain “appropriate levels of sorbic acid” needed for preserving the product.

Consumers who purchased a recalled product should return it to the Wal-Mart where they bought it for an exchange or full refund. They can also call Kraft’s customer relations number at 800-310-3704.

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