October 10, 2012 – Cheese Recalled By Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheeses
On October 2nd, Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheeses announced a recall of Kentucky Rose, Kentucky Bleu, Awe-Brie and Tomme de Nena cheeses. This recall was instated because of the threat of a Listeria monocytogenes contamination in the cheese. According the FDA, the recalled cheese was sold between August 22nd and September 25th at farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in FL, IN, IL, KY, OH, TN and VA.
On October 5th, Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheeses announced an expansion to the original recall. The expansion included “Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese KY BL” sold at their Louisville, KY store and “Blue Kentucky Rose Kenny’s” sold at their Nashville, TN store.
The bacteria, Listeria monocytogenes can cause the potentially serious infection, listeriosis. Initial symptoms of listeriosis may include fever, muscle aches, fatigue, and sometimes gastrointestinal symptoms, such as nausea, vomiting, or diarrhea. If the infection spreads to the nervous system, symptoms may include headache, stiff neck, confusion, loss of balance, or convulsions.
The recalled cheeses were packaged in wheels, wedges, or hand wrapped in various sizes. To get more details about the specifics of the original recall visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm322678.htm and for more specifics about the expanded recall visit http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm322954.htm .
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