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Kraft recalls 3 varieties of microwaveable shells and cheese

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) -

Kraft Foods is voluntarily recalling 3 varieties of Velveeta Shells and Cheese Serve Microwaveable Cups due to the possibility of small wire bristles.

According to the Mo. Dept. of Health, the cups have limited use-by dates.

The following items have been voluntarily recalled:

-Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Microwaveable Cups - 2.39 oz. cup with 16 MAY 2012 use by date. UPC no. 02100002322.

-Velveeta Shells & Cheese Original Four Pack Microwaveable Cups - 4 x 2.39 oz. cup with 24 APR 2012 to 16 MAY 2012 use by date. UPC no. 02100002339.

-Velveeta Shells & Cheese Made with 2% Milk Microwaveable Cups - 2.19 oz cup with 25 MAR 2012 to 30 MAR 2012 use by date. UPC no. 02100002323.

-Velveeta Shells & Cheese Made with 2% Milk Four Pack Microwaveable Cups - 4 x 2.19 oz cup with 29 MAR 2012 to 12 APR 2012 use by date. UPC no. 02100002946.

-Velveeta Rotini & Cheese Broccoli Microwaveable Cups - 2.44 oz cup with 29 APR 2012 to 14 MAY 2012 use by date. UPC no. 02100002318.

Consumers can find the "best when used by" date on the bottom of the package.

The department says no other "best when used by" dates of Velveeta Shells & Cheese Single Serve Microwaveable Cups or any other Kraft Foods products are being recalled right now. 

Also, there have been no reports of consumer injuries or complaints. Kraft Foods is issuing this voluntary recall out of an abundance of caution.

Approximately 137,000 cases of the affected products were shipped to customers across the United States. The affected products were not distributed in Canada.

According to the department, consumers who purchased affected "best when used by" dates of these products should not eat them. They should return them to the store of purchase for an exchange or full refund.

Consumers also can contact Kraft Foods Consumer Relations Monday through Friday at 1-800-308-1841.

The affected products were reportedly manufactured in Champaign, IL and Lakeville, MN.

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