Life is like a bunch of wieners—you never know what you're gonna get.
Kraft revealed that you might have a package of cheesy weenies in your refrigerator and not even know it, and while some may see that as a fun surprise (OMG it's cheeeeese!), the company is taking necessary precautions.
The popular food manufacturer recalled 96,000 (!) pounds of Oscar Mayer wieners because they may mistakenly contain cheese, according to reports. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service said Sunday that Kraft's "Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners" may instead contain the company's "Classic Cheese Dogs."
Again, some may not see a problem here, but those who are allergic to dairy wouldn't be too pleased.
The agency said the product labels are incorrect and do not reflect the ingredients associated with the pasteurized cheese in the cheese dogs. Those products were made with milk, which is not declared on the label. Whoops!
Kraft became aware of the problem after a consumer alerted the company on Friday. So how do you know which weenies are coming with a hidden gift for your taste buds?
Reports state that the recall applies to 16-ounce individual consumer packages of "Classic Wieners Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added," with a "USE BY 16 Jun 2014" date and product code "044700000632."
It also applies to cases of 16-ounce packages that were distributed to retailers of "Classic Cheese Dogs Made with Turkey & Chicken, Pork Added, and Pasteurized Cheese Product," with "USE BY 16 Jun 2014" date and case code "00447000005300."
If cheese dogs aren't your thing, you might wanna write that down. Otherwise, just go out there and live life on the wild side.