• Recall alert: Breakstone recalls cottage cheese due to potential metal, plastic fragments

    By: Natalie Dreier, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    Before you have that bowl of cottage cheese, you will want to check the container. 

    Breakstone is recalling about 9,500 cases of its cottage cheese due to potential foreign materials contamination, according to the Food and Drug Administration

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    Specifically, there could be pieces of plastic or metal in the containers. There have been six complaints from consumers finding the contamination, but no illness or injuries.

    Included in the recall:

    • Breakstone 2% milkfat lowfat large curd cottage cheese, 16 ounce, best by Dec. 10, 2019, UPC 0 21000 30053 2
    • Breakstone 4% milkfat large curd cottage cheese, 24 ounce, best by Dec 10, 2019, UPC 0 21000 12285 1
    • Breakstone 4% milkfat small curd cottage cheese, 24 ounce, best by Dec. 10 2019, UPC 0 21000 12284 4

     

    The company is advising consumers not to eat the affected cottage cheese and return it for a full refund or exchange. If you have questions, call 1-866-572-3805, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m to 6 p.m. EST.


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