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Kraft Heinz and Nestle USA recall products due to undeclared allergens and possible Listeria

Kraft Heinz and Nestle USA have recalled two separate products due to possible health concerns: Kraft Heinz 'Lunchables' and Nestle USA 'Drumstick Club.'

WIRC, Oct 10, 2016

Kraft Heinz recalled about 959 pounds of ready-to-eat "Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stackers," according to the United States Department of Agriculture.

The packaged lunch products have been recalled due to misbranding and undeclared allergens, the USDA says. The lunch items, which have "EST. 537K" inside the USDA mark of inspection, were made on September 26 but were not discovered until a little more than a week later, after a consumer complained.

No illnesses were reported by anyone, the USDA said in the recall notice. Kraft Heinz Company said the wrong back label was placed on the packaging and did not "declare wheat and soy on the label."

Consumers should return all 4-ounce boxes containing four-compartment plastic trays of "Lunchables Ham and American Cracker Stacks," with a "USE BY" date of 25 DEC 2016 and production times ranging from 9:13 to 10 stamped on the side of the plastic container.

Anyone with the product is advised to return this product to the place of purchase for a refund. The product should not be consumed, the USDA said.


Nestle USA has recalled Nestle Drumstick products due to possible Listeria threats.

The recall affects Nestle Drumstick Club 16-count variety packs.

The two pack sizes contain 4.6-ounce cones and were manufactured in California and distributed nationally.

No other sizes or varieties of Drumstick products were affected by the recall.

The two packs being recalled carry distinct UPC codes, as well as a "best before" date and production code.

For more on affected UPC codes, check here.

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