Company amends dates on nationwide recall of mac and cheese

The company announced an amendment to the “Best By Dates” impacted by its voluntary recall of certain products. CONTRIBUTED
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The company announced an amendment to the “Best By Dates” impacted by its voluntary recall of certain products. CONTRIBUTED

TreeHouse Food Inc. voluntarily recalled certain macaroni and cheese cups for a possible salmonella contamination, and now has amended the products impacted.

The company announced an amendment to the “Best By Dates” impacted by its voluntary recall of certain products. The company found the milk powder from its supplier used in the seasoning has the potential for salmonella contamination. Salmonella can cause diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps.

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Originally, products with 26 different “Best By Dates” were impacted, and the company has amended that to products with approximately 38 different “Best By Dates.”

Walmart’s Great Value Macaroni & Cheese Original Cups were impacted. Other brands impacted included Big Win Original Macaroni & Cheese Dinner and the Cheese Club Express Mac Macaroni & Cheese Dinner.

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The UPC product numbers are the same as initially announced:

• 001182258403

• 004149817167

• 007874208249

There have been no confirmed illnesses due to the possible contamination. The elderly, infants and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.

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The products were distributed nationwide. The company urged consumers to throw away any impacted products or return the products for a full refund. Consumers may call 1-800-756-5781 Monday - Friday from 7 a.m. -6 p.m. CST with any questions.

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