WSMH FOX 66 on Facebook WSMH FOX 66 Twitter WSMH FOX 66 RSS Feed WSMH FOX 66 Mailing List
 

FOX 66 News at Ten

WSMH FOX 66 :: News - News at Ten - Cheesepocalypse: Velveeta shortage looms as Super Bowl approaches
Cheesepocalypse: Velveeta shortage looms as Super Bowl approaches

This could be a problem ahead of the Super Bowl on FOX: Kraft Foods is running low on Velveeta.

It's
almost a requirement for football, especially the playoffs: a bowl of
melted cheese blended with salsa. But this February, you may be out of
luck because of a possible Velveeta shortage.

AdAge broke the news
after receiving reports of a shortage at some East Coast grocery
stores. In Brooklyn, a grocer says they're not expecting shipments until
February because of a plant issue. Super Bowl XLVII will be played in
New York on Feb. 2.

"Given the incredible popularity of Velveeta
this time of year, it is possible consumers may not be able to find
their favorite product on store shelves over the next couple of weeks,"
Kraft's spokesperson Jody Moore told Ad Age. "Our retail customers are
aware of the situation and we expect it to be a short-term issue. It's a
short-term issue amplified by the fact that this is a key time for the
brand."Cheesepocalypse: Velveeta shortage looms as Super Bowl approaches

Wednesday, January 22 2014, 02:08 PM EST

National News Headlines

Dinosaur footprint theft: Judge sentences Utah man to 1 year probation, $15,000 in restitution
A Utah man who pleaded guilty in the theft of a priceless fossilized dinosaur footprint that's never been recovered was sentenced Monday to a year of probation and ordered to pay $15,000 in restitution.

Police: Criminal behavior in melee near New Hampshire pumpkin festival will be prosecuted
Local authorities in New Hampshire vowed Monday to prosecute the perpetrators of the violent disturbances near Keene's annual pumpkin festival that led to property damage and dozens of arrests and injuries over the weekend.

Judge orders no more prison time for man whose Michigan forced labor conviction was thrown out
A judge on Monday declined to keep a former African tennis pro in prison after an appeals court threw out the most serious conviction in a case of fraud, immigration crimes and forced labor at his Michigan home.

Parents of autistic student duct-taped to post want pranksters to make amends, not be charged
The parents of an autistic high school soccer player who was duct-taped to a goal post in a prank earlier this month don't want charges filed against two students involved if they apologize and do community service, the parents' lawyer said Monday after he and his clients met with local officials.

Man charged with killing Saudi college student
A Long Beach man was charged Monday with killing a Saudi Arabian college student whose body was found along a Southern California desert freeway, nearly 150 miles from his home.

Long Beach man charged with killing Saudi student found along California desert interstate
A Long Beach man was charged Monday with killing a Saudi Arabian college student whose body was found along a Southern California desert freeway, nearly 150 miles from his home.

Ex-Boston funeral director pleads not guilty to improperly storing bodies; held on bail
A former Boston funeral director charged with improperly storing bodies and stealing thousands of dollars in funeral pre-payments has been ordered held on $50,000 bail.

Suspected Indiana serial killer charged in woman's death; more likely in 6 other deaths
A man suspected in the deaths of seven women in northwestern Indiana has been charged in one of the slayings.

Man accused in Washington shooting spree says he wanted to die, but officers are bad shots
The man accused of shooting at police stations, patrol cars and officers in three Washington cities told detectives he wanted to be killed and was disappointed in their marksmanship.

Convicted murderer sues state of Connecticut over prison porn ban
Dwight Pink Jr. says the ban is a violation of his free speech rights and serves no meaningful objective in prison.

News at Ten Stories

Advertise with us!
IE6 Float Fix