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Queso dip recalled over botulism concerns

Posted at 11:25 AM, Jul 25, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-25 14:25:08-04

Kraft Heinz is recalling approximately 7,000 cases of cheese dip over concerns of botulism.The Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip comes in 15-ounce glass jars.The company says the product showed signs of separation which could allow for the growth of bacteria that can cause potentially life-threatening food poisoning.Affected containers have Best-By dates ranging from October 31, 2018 through January 23, 2019. The UPC number is 021000024490.Photos courtesy U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationIf you’ve purchased the recalled product, do not eat it, even it does not look or smell spoiled. You can return it to the store for an exchange or a refund.Consumers with questions may contact the company at 1-800-310-3704.Symptoms of botulism can include 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 symptoms should seek immediate medical attention.So far, there have been no reports of illnesses related to the recalled product.