January 3, 2012: Bekkum Family Farms Cheese Recall

Bekkum Family Farms Cheese Recall News – On January 3, 2012, Bekkum Family Farms announced a recall for shredded cheese due to potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The recalled cheese is labeled “Grumpy Goat Shreds” and is marketed under the Nordic Creamery brand name. The recall was initiated because the cheese was shredded on the same equipment used for shredding another brand of cheese that tested positive for the foodborne pathogen, Listeria monocytogenes.

Bekkum Family Farms Cheese Recall Information

The recalled cheese was sold in stores in Wisconsin, Minnesota and California beginning on November 11, 2012. It was sold in eight-ounce bags with a code date of 10-MAR-12.

According to the company press release, “Bekkum Family Farms was informed by Alpine Slicing & Cheese Conversion, Monroe, WI, that its cheese was shredded on the same equipment where other cheese had tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes. Alpine processes and packages cheese for other companies.”

Eating food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause listeriosis, an uncommon but potentially fatal disease. To learn more, please see About Listeria and Listeria Symptoms.

Listeria Food Poisoning Lawsuit Help

Please see Personal Injury Lawyers Middlesex County NJ to learn more about our legal services. The Law Firm of Eric Weinberg represents individuals who have been sickened in Listeria outbreaks nationwide. If you have a question concerning your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274.


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