Select Breakstone’s cottage cheese products recalled
WASHINGTON – Select varieties of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese are being voluntarily recalled due to concerns that they may contain pieces of red plastic and metal.
According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), these pieces of metal and plastic may have been introduced to the products during production. The company reportedly discovered the issued when a customer notified them that they found a piece of red plastic in a container of cottage cheese. There have been a total of six consumer complaints and no reports of illness or injury related to this issue as of today’s date.
Approximately 9,500 cases of Breakstone’s Cottage Cheese is being recalled. The following items are subject to recall:
- 16 oz Breakstone’s 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with “Best By” date of Dec 10 2019 and UPC 0 21000 30053 2
- 24 oz Breakstone’s 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with “Best By” date of Dec 10 2019 and UPC 0 21000 12285 1
- 24 oz Breakstone’s 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage Cheese with “Best By” date of Dec 10 2019 and UPC 0 21000 12284 4
Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it and instead throw it away or return it to the place of purchase for an exchange or full refund.
More information on this recall can be found here.