For people who enjoy snacking on cheese crackers it may be time to check out the cabinets, especially if the cracker in question is Cheese Nips. It seems that there are some concerns over possible plastic pieces being found in select boxes.
According to USA Today, Nabisco’s parent company Mondelēz Global LLC has issued a voluntary recall on boxes of Cheese Nips because of the potential for contamination. In the recall notice issued, the company explained that “the company became aware of this issue when yellow plastic pieces were noticed on the manufacturing equipment.” The pieces of plastic are believed to have come from one of the dough mixers that is used in the manufacturing process.
While there have been no complaints over finding plastic in boxes of Cheese Nips, the company is trying to be proactive. Instead, they are asking stores and consumers to check for boxes with three specific best buy dates and a UPC of 0 44000 03453 51. The best buy dates that they are specifically looking for are May 18, 19, and 20 of 2020. (The dates on the boxes will read as 18May20, 19May20, and 20May20.)
At this time there have been no reports of injury or illness from eating Cheese Nips, and the company is asking people with potentially impacted boxes to discard them. For more information about the Cheese Nips recall, people can contact the consumer relations department at 1-844-366-1171.
Written by Kimberley Spinney
USA Today – Cheese Nips recall 2019: Select boxes recalled because they may contain plastic pieces
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