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Posted on: November 21, 2019

Select Varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are Voluntarily Being Recalled Due to Potential Pres

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From the U.S. Food and Drug Administration:  

Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are voluntarily being recalled due to the potential presence of pieces of red plastic and metal that may have been introduced during production. Consumption of hard or sharp foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed.

The company discovered the issue when it was notified by a consumer of the presence of a piece of red plastic in a container of cottage cheese. There have been six consumer complaints and no reports of illness or injury related to this issue to date.

The following is being recalled:

Product SizeName of ProductPackaging DescriptionCase Unit Best When Used By Code DateIndividual Package Best When Used By Code DateIndividual Package UPC
16ozBreakstone's 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage CheesePlastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink BandDec10201910 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-21580 21000 30053 2
24ozBreakstone's 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage CheesePlastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink BandDec10201910 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-21580 21000 12285 1
24ozBreakstone's 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage CheesePlastic Cup, Plastic Lid, Shrink BandDec10201910 DEC 2019 W4 XX:XX 36-21580 21000 12284 4

Approximately 9,500 cases of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese is being recalled. No other sizes, varieties or code dates are included in this recall.

We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed.

Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-866-572-3805 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, for a full refund.

This product was sent to retailers and distributors in the U.S and exported to Latin America and was produced and distributed by Kraft Heinz Foods Company.


Company Contact Information

Consumers: 866-572-3805
Media:Lynne Galia 
847-646-4396
 lynne.galia@kraftheinz.com


For full information regarding this recall, visit: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/select-varieties-breakstones-cottage-cheese-are-voluntarily-being-recalled-due-potential-presence?utm_campaign=Select%20Varieties%20of%20Breakstone%E2%80%99s%20Cottage%20Cheese%20are%20Voluntarily%20Being%20Recalled&utm_medium=email&utm_source=Eloqua

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