Mega Corporation Recalls Famous Product Due to Life-Threatening Botulism Poisoning

July 26, 2018

Kraft Heinz Food Co. recalls reportedly over 100,000 jars of its famous cheese due to the possibility of botulism poisoning. The Taco Bell-branded cheese dip will be removed from retailer's shelves.

“(The jars are) being voluntarily recalled because the affected product is showing signs of product separation which can lead to a potential health hazard,” according to a news release.

“This could create conditions that could allow for the growth of Clostridium botulinum (C. botulinum), a bacterium which can cause life-threatening illness or death," the statement continued.

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

Kraft did not report the exact numbers of jars that were subject to the recall, however, they did say, "approximately 7,000 cases" would be removed from unnamed retailers nationwide.

The product carries the name and logo of Taco Bell. The flavor is Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip." These can be found at grocery stores as well as Taco Bell itself.

The recall is only in the United States at this time. Please be sure to check your pantries or refrigerators.