Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Silver Spring:  Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip Recall [US]Kraft Heinz Foods Company, a Chicago, Illinois and Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania establishment, recalls an estimated 7,000 cases of Taco Bell branded Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip products due to suspected Clostridium botulinum contamination and consequential risk of Botulism, a gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health hazards.

FDA: http://ht.ly/xgfW30l7jN6

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm614642.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cheese Dip products are subject to this recall:

  • Taco Bell branded Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip, sold in 15 ounce glass jars with case unit best-when-used-by-code dates of 27 DEC 2018 and 23 JAN 2019, individual package best-when-used-by-code dates of 27 DEC 2018 and 23 JAN 2019, a case UPC of 21000024490 and individual package UPC of 021000024490
  • Taco Bell branded Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip, sold in 15 ounce glass jars with case unit best-when-used-by-code dates of 01 NOV 2018, 26 DEC 2018, 27 DEC 2018, 31 OCT 2018 and 23 JAN 2019, individual package best-when-used-by-code dates of 27 DEC 2018 and 23 JAN 2019, a case UPC of 21000066900 and individual package UPC of 021000024490

lease consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. One (1) additional image of the recalled Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip can be found on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, the above identified Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip products have been recalled because the affected jars are showing signs of ingredient separation, a process that can lead to conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum), a bacterium that can cause life-threatening illness or death due to Botulism.

==> For information about Botulism, please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning, adulteration or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip products, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Cheese Dip products to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Cheese Dip, please search for “cheese dip” or more generically, “cheese” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Clostridium botulinum contamination, please search for “Botulinum” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by Kraft Heinz Foods Company, please search for “Kraft Heinz” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> To see other recalls and notifications for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold under the Taco Bell brand name, please search for “Taco Bell” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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Recalls Direct RIN: 10438-2018
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