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Kraft Foods Velveeta product recall, but your queso is safe

Approximately 525,000 cases of Velveeta products are being recalled for failing to list soy ingredients on the packaging. 

Truitt Brothers, a company that makes Kraft Velveeta products, is recalling more than a million pounds of Velveeta Cheesy Skillets Singles -- Ultimate Cheeseburger Mac. However, the Velveeta blocks used to make sports fans' beloved queso are safe. 

"That's because they contain soy, but soy is not listed in the ingredient line or in the allergen declaration on some packages," a Kraft spokesperson said in an email to The Times. "No other Kraft or Velveeta products are affected by this recall."

The Velveeta products in question have a sale date of March 2, 2014, to  Oct. 23, 2014. They do not mention hydrolyzed soy protein and dried soy sauce as allergens.  

A recall means there will be even less Velveeta products on the shelf come Super Bowl game time in two weeks. Earlier this month, Kraft Foods confirmed a Velveeta shortage brought on by seasonal demand and "minor manufacturing challenges." 

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