Approximately 9,500 cases of select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese have been voluntarily recalled, according to the Food and Drug Administration.
The recall went into effect after six consumers complained about red plastic and metal contaminants in the cottage cheese.
The products included in the recall are the following:
- 16-ounce containers of Breakstone’s 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with a UPC code of 0 21000 30053 2
- 24-ounce containers of Breakstone’s 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with UPC code 0 21000 12285 1
- 24-ounce containers of Breakstone’s 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage Cheese with UPC code 0 21000 12284 4
No other Breakstone products are included in the recall, and there are no reports of illness or injury related to this recall.
Items can be returned to the store of purchase and consumers with questions, consumers can call the company at 866-572-3805.
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