National

Kraft Heinz recalling cheese dip due to botulism risk

(WFLA) — Thousands of cases of Taco Bell cheese dip are being recalled after the cheese dip showed signs that it could allow for the growth of a bacteria that causes botulism.

As a precaution 7,000 cases of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip are being voluntarily recalled because of the potential for bacteria growth

Consumers are warned not to use the product even if it does not look or smell spoiled.

Botulism, a potentially fatal form of food poisoning, can cause the following symptoms: general weakness, dizziness, double vision, and trouble with speaking or swallowing. Difficulty in breathing, weakness of other muscles, abdominal distension and constipation may also be common symptoms. People experiencing these problems should seek immediate medical attention.

There have been no consumer complaints or reports of illness related to this issue to date.

The following product is being recalled:

Consumers who purchased this product should not eat it and return it to the store where purchased for an exchange or full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-310-3704 Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Eastern, for a full refund.

This product was distributed to retailers in the U.S. only and was produced and distributed by Kraft Heinz Foods Company.
  
 

MORE STORIES

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK