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Cheesy shortage: Kraft says
Velveeta running low

Associated Press, by Staff

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Posted By:BaseballFan, 1/7/2014 6:53:39 PM

Playoff parties may have one fewer dip option this year. Kraft Foods says some customers may not be able to find Velveeta cheese over the next few weeks. A representative for the company, Jody Moore, didn´t give any reasons for the apparent shortage, saying only that they happen from time to time given the "nature of manufacturing." She noted that the lack of availability is more noticeable because of the seasonal demand during the NFL playoffs. The company has been airing TV commercials featuring a recipe for a chili con queso dip made with Velveeta. Moore says it should be

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Surely the end times are upon us. /s off/ I´m not sure I could eat a food product that describes it in terms such as "the nature of manufacturing".

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: rosefenn, 1/7/2014 7:05:28 PM     (No. 9683519)

WHAT???? No Ro-Tel Dip on Super Bowl Sunday? I better run to No Frills right now and stock up!!! Oh, the humanity!!

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/7/2014 7:20:19 PM     (No. 9683527)

Cripes, buy a block of generic supermarket cheddar for a fraction of the cost, microwave the thing, dump in a can of chili and no one will know the difference after a few beers.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: glcinpdx, 1/7/2014 7:32:08 PM     (No. 9683534)

Bass Fishermen across America weep...

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Reply 4 - Posted by: MarinMike, 1/7/2014 7:51:46 PM     (No. 9683553)

having not purchased any of that product for more than two decades, I can say I´ve done my part to avert the shortage

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Verdantheart, 1/7/2014 7:52:42 PM     (No. 9683555)

First they came for our incandescent bulbs but I said nothing because I luv fluorescent light. Then they came for our health care policies but I said nothing because I don´t like doctors´ waiting rooms. Then they came for our Velveeta and it was too late...what to do with Ro-tel cans in pantry? s/o

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Reply 6 - Posted by: GW_Rider, 1/7/2014 8:19:07 PM     (No. 9683570)

Velveeta is to cheese as near beer is to beer.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Shells, 1/7/2014 8:28:43 PM     (No. 9683577)

Thanks, posters. I came here for the laughs.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: 4Justice, 1/7/2014 8:47:24 PM     (No. 9683591)

No loss...I like REAL cheese--not processed cheese-food product like stuff.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: ramona, 1/7/2014 9:30:44 PM     (No. 9683622)

There is nothing quite like Velveeta and Ro-tel! MM MM good!
Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 10 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 1/7/2014 9:36:29 PM     (No. 9683625)

Let them eat baked Brie.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: rubberneck, 1/7/2014 9:44:53 PM     (No. 9683632)

First Obamacare, then the dreaded "Polar Vortex," and now the great Velveeta Famine of 2014. How much more will we need to endure??!??

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Reply 12 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/7/2014 10:11:24 PM     (No. 9683649)

You can have my share.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: NuGoddess, 1/7/2014 10:32:28 PM     (No. 9683668)

No Velveeta? I Camembert it!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/7/2014 10:54:01 PM     (No. 9683686)

Hey, #8, get it right - it´s PASTEURIZED processed cheese food product! *wink*

If Velveeta is going, can Spam be far behind? Be afraid...

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Reply 15 - Posted by: avikingman, 1/8/2014 12:27:23 AM     (No. 9683750)

Guerilla marketing.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/8/2014 2:17:57 AM     (No. 9683762)

If they´d quit churning out those dumb single-serving slices, they have plenty for our beloved bricks! Those s-s-slices are a pain...they always break where the wrap ends and they tear along the sides...(and that´s about as trailer-parkish as I´m going to get ;-) )

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