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Important Food Recall Notices

Kraft Velveeta Cheese Product

June 20, 2014 - A recall has been issued for 260 cases of Kraft Velveeta Cheese product because it does not contain appropriate levels of a preservative ingredient. The recalled items were distributed through Walmart stores in up to 12 states, including Illinois. The Food Depository does not have this product in its inventory, but there is a small possibility some could have been distributed through Food Rescue donations. If your agency receives Food Rescue, please check your inventory for products with code dates from Dec. 17, 2014. For more information on this recall, click here.

Hunger in America 2014 survey

Thank you to all agencies that completed the Hunger in America agency survey. Our network achieved one of the highest response rates in the nation. The full report is expected in August 2014.

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Let Us Help Your Agency

We want to help our member agencies ensure the adequate supply, delivery and access to healthy food options for all people in need.

So if you need to make an order or if you operate a Kids Cafe or other meal program and need temporary staffing assistance, call your local Community Service Coordinator.

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