Some boxes of Cheese Nips recalled in Hawaii

There is a limited recall of Cheese Nips 11-ounce boxes shipped to Hawaii.

The Maui News

There is a limited recall of 11-ounce boxes of Cheese Nips in Hawaii due to the possible presence of food-grade yellow plastic pieces from dough scrapers, the state Department of Health announced Thursday.

Consumers who have this product should not eat it and are advised to discard it.

The small plastic pieces were incorporated in the production process in a limited amount of the product, the Health Department said. The company became aware of this issue when yellow plastic pieces were noticed on the manufacturing equipment.

This recall is limited exclusively to Cheese Nips products in a specific grid and available at retail stores nationwide, including Hawaii. No other products of Mondelez Global LLC, the Cheese Nips manufacturer, nor any other geographies are included in or affected by this recall.

The recalled product has a retail UPC of “0 44000 03453 5” with a best-when-used-by date of “18MAY20,” “19MAY20,” and “20MAY20.”

There have been no injuries or illnesses reported to Mondelez Global to date related to this product.

Consumers may contact the company at (844) 366-1171, 24 hours a day, to get more information about the recall. Consumer relations specialists are available from 4 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays.

The recall is being conducted with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.


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