Kraft Foods is recalling about 6.5 million boxes cases of original flavor Kraft Macaroni & Cheese because some of the boxes contain small pieces of metal.
About 242,000 cases of the 7.25-oz Original flavor boxes are affected. The company says all the boxes have "best by" dates between September 18, 2015 and October 11, 2015, and the code "C2" directly below the date on each individual box. They were sold in different types of packages:
7.25 oz. box, Original flavor
3-pack box of those 7.25 oz. boxes, Original flavor
4-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes, Original flavor
5-pack shrink-wrap of those 7.25 oz. boxes, Original flavor
"Kraft has received eight consumer contacts about this product from the impacted line within this range of code dates and no injuries have been reported. We deeply regret this situation and apologize to any consumers we have disappointed," the company said in the statement.
The recalled product was shipped nationwide.
Customers are encouraged to return recalled boxes to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund.
Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations at 1-800-816-9432 between 9 am and 6 pm (Eastern) for a full refund.
Kraft issues recall for 6.5 million Macaroni and Cheese box dinners