TreeHouse Foods Announces Voluntary Product Recall Due to Possible Health Risk - 12/14/16
Oak Brook, IL – TreeHouse Foods, Inc. (NYSE: THS) today announced a voluntary recall of certain macaroni and cheese cup products containing cheddar cheese seasoning which may be contaminated with Salmonella.
This follows notification from our supplier that the milk powder used in the seasoning has the potential for Salmonella contamination.
Salmonella is a bacterium that can cause diarrhea, fever, and abdominal cramps. Most individuals recover without treatment. In some cases, diarrhea may be so severe that the patient needs to be hospitalized. The elderly, infants, and those with impaired immune systems are more likely to have a severe illness.
Product was distributed nationwide through retail stores. The following products are affected by this recall:
|Description||UPC||Best By Date|
|Big Win Original Macaroni & Cheese Dinner||001182258403||10/25/2017|
|Cheese Club Express Mac Macaroni & Cheese
|Great Value Macaroni & Cheese Original Cups||007874208249||10/22/2017
No illnesses have been reported to date.
Pictures of the products are attached to this press release.
Consumers who have purchased any of the above products are urged to dispose of or return the products to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with any questions may call 1.800.756.5781, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. (CST).
* We believe that none of the products being recalled were processed or offered through the Feeding America national office.
For full details on the recall, including product photos, please visit this FDA web page.