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Velveeta Cheesy Skillet single
dinners recalled over packaging

Chicago Tribune, by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/20/2014 11:31:05 AM

Almost two million pounds of single-serving Kraft Velveeta Cheesy Skillet dinners are being recalled because the labels didn´t identify that they contain soy products. The 9-ounce microwaveable Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac meals were made over the last seven months and have use/sell by date between March and October, 2014. The dinners are produced by Truitt Brothers Inc. of East Bernstadt, Ky., which reported the ingredient list error to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service. The agency said there have been no reports of illnesses due to the mix-up. Consumers with questions about the recall should contact the


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 1/20/2014 11:36:17 AM     (No. 9698790)

Thanks for the heads up. I´ll remember to continue not buying garbage food like this.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Redneck In NY, 1/20/2014 11:57:49 AM     (No. 9698821)

Unless you´re a young bachelor, college dorm dweller, or down-on-your-luck hobo, I wouldn´t imagine you would buy it at all, #1.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: horacer, 1/20/2014 11:59:10 AM     (No. 9698824)

I thought there was just a velveeta shortage scare. Are they going to scrape the cheese sauce off of these and repackage it as dip?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Smart11344, 1/20/2014 11:59:55 AM     (No. 9698826)

Out of curiosity, does crafty Kraft actually make any of the products with their brand on them? Seriously, I don´t know.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: berthabutt, 1/20/2014 12:25:45 PM     (No. 9698857)

´´The agency said there have been no reports of illnesses due to the mix-up´´, Oh, there will be now. derf!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Waldo, 1/20/2014 12:32:52 PM     (No. 9698867)

Headline should read: ´Velveeta Cheesy Skillet single dinners recalled over overt grossness´

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 901AtTheRiver, 1/20/2014 12:50:59 PM     (No. 9698884)

Soy in the product? All this time I thought Velveeta was a petroleum product.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 1/20/2014 1:22:22 PM     (No. 9698950)

hmmmmm- I thought the solar goat and whole wheat hiking boot crowd told us that soy would save mankind. This is all so confusing.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: avogadra, 1/20/2014 2:20:32 PM     (No. 9699030)

As a breast cancer survivor, I´m very careful to avoid soy because its estrogenic effects can lead to a recurrence of the cancer.

Surely some of the potential consumers of the Velveeta Cheesy Skillet product have similar concerns, and that makes me appreciate the fact that Kraft was willing to recall it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: No Representation in CA, 1/20/2014 2:38:31 PM     (No. 9699050)

I wouldn´t feed that crap to my dog.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: franq, 1/20/2014 5:47:14 PM     (No. 9699292)

If Velveeta is news, we´re done.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/20/2014 11:28:01 PM     (No. 9699499)

#9, excellent point. Soy is everywhere, where you least expect it.

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