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Kraft Heinz recalls some Taco Bell cheese dips that may contain a deadly bacteria

Stay alive, don't eat this.

If you've recently purchased a jar of Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip, you really need to make sure it didn't come from one of the 7,000 cases that have been recalled in the U.S. 

Kraft Heinz Foods Company has issued the recall, saying the cheese dip has shown signs of "product separation," which if consumed could kill you. 

This separation of product could serve as a breeding ground for Clostridium botulinum, a potentially killer bacterium, Heinz says.

If your jar of the cheese dip matches any of these specifications, don't eat it. 

Taco Bell Salsa Con Queso Mild Cheese Dip, 15 oz. jar with best if used by dates of Dec. 27, 2018 to Jan. 23, 2019. The UPC code on the jar is 021000024490. 

The bacterium is capable of causing the following symptoms: 

  • General weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Double vision
  • Trouble speaking
  • Trouble swallowing
  • Weakness of muscles
  • Abdominal distension
  • Constipation

Fortunately, there have been no consumer complaints or reports of illnesses so far, but you're advised to throw the jar away or return it for a full refund. 

Anyone with questions can contact Kraft Heinz at 1-800-310-3704. 

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