We’ve all cooked up a handy box of mac and cheese at some time — it’s been many a kid’s favorite meal since the Kraft company first introduced its Kraft Dinners in 1937. Quick, easy, and inexpensive, it’s a go-to option for many parents.
Today, consumers buy more than 2 million boxes of all brands of mac-and-cheese dinners every day. So, when a recent study revealed phthalates in the popular dinners’ powdered cheese, we explored other possible concerns with the boxed meals. Here’s what we discovered.