Thursday, 19 March 2015

Health Highlights: March 18, 2015


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March 18, 2015 -- About 242,000 cases of original flavor Macaroni & Cheese dinners are being recalled because some boxes may contain small metal pieces, Kraft Foods says.

The company said the recalled products include 7.25-ounce boxes, 3-pack boxes, and 4-pack and 5-pack wrapped boxes of 7.25-ounce servings, and have "Best if used by" dates of Sept. 18 through Oct. 11, 2015, with the code "C2" directly below the date on each box, Fox News reported.

No injuries associated with the recalled products have been reported, according to Kraft Foods.

The company said consumers with the products should return them to the place of purchase or contact Kraft at 1-800-816-9432 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern time for a full refund, Fox reported.

Trader Joe's Recalls Raw Walnut Products

The supermarket chain Trader Joe's is recalling certain types of raw walnut products due to possible salmonella contamination.

The products include 16-oz. raw California walnut pieces, 16-oz. raw California walnut halves and pieces, 16-oz. raw California walnut baking pieces, 16-oz. California premium walnut halves, and 12-oz. organic raw walnut halves and pieces.

The products have been removed from store shelves while the source of the problem is identified, the company said. It added that it has not received any reports of illness related to the recalled walnut products.

For more information, consumers can call Trader Joe's at (626) 599-3817, Monday through Friday, 6:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. or go to the company's website

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