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9,500 cases of cottage cheese recalled due to potential plastic and metal contaminants, FDA says

Breakstone's cottage cheese
Breakstone's cottage cheese
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9,500 cases of cottage cheese recalled due to potential plastic and metal contaminants, FDA says
Six consumers have reported complaints of red plastic and metal contaminants in Breakstone's cottage cheese, prompting a voluntary recall of about 9,500 cases of the product."Consumption of hard or sharp foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed," according to Breakstone's announcement published by the Food and Drug Administration.Products affected include:16-ounce containers of Breakstone's 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with a UPC code of 0 21000 30053 224-ounce containers of Breakstone's 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with UPC code 0 21000 12285 124-ounce containers of Breakstone's 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage Cheese with UPC code 0 21000 12284 4.All products have a best when used by date of Dec. 10.Consumers can return recalled products for an exchange or refund or can call the company at 1-866-572-3805.No injuries have been reported as a result of the contaminants, according to the recall issued Friday.

Six consumers have reported complaints of red plastic and metal contaminants in Breakstone's cottage cheese, prompting a voluntary recall of about 9,500 cases of the product.

"Consumption of hard or sharp foreign material could cause injury to teeth, mouth, throat, stomach or intestine tissues if swallowed," according to Breakstone's announcement published by the Food and Drug Administration.

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Products affected include:

  • 16-ounce containers of Breakstone's 2% Milkfat Lowfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with a UPC code of 0 21000 30053 2
  • 24-ounce containers of Breakstone's 4% Milkfat Large Curd Cottage Cheese with UPC code 0 21000 12285 1
  • 24-ounce containers of Breakstone's 4% Milkfat Small Curd Cottage Cheese with UPC code 0 21000 12284 4.

All products have a best when used by date of Dec. 10.

Consumers can return recalled products for an exchange or refund or can call the company at 1-866-572-3805.

No injuries have been reported as a result of the contaminants, according to the recall issued Friday.