recalls 96,000 pounds of hot dogs due to undeclared allergen
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[April 21, 2014]
Kraft Foods Group Inc is recalling about
96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners because the packages
may instead contain Classic Cheese Dogs made with milk, a known
The product labels are incorrect as they do not
reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in
the cheese dogs, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety
and Inspection Service (FSIS) said in a statement on Sunday.
The products were formulated with milk, which is not declared on the
product label, the FSIS said. (http://r.reuters.com/dun68v)
The recall is classified a Class I recall — a health hazard
situation where there is a reasonable probability that the use of
the product will cause serious, adverse health consequences or
FSIS and Kraft have received no reports of adverse reactions due to
consumption of these products.
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Kraft was not immediately available for comment outside normal U.S.
(Reporting by Supriya Kurane in
Bangalore; editing by Gopakumar Warrier)
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