CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.
Approximately 9,500 cases of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are 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,” a statement said.
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.