January 3, 2012: Green Cedar Dairy Recalls Two Cheeses Due To Listeria Contamination; Two People Sickened

Green Cedar Dairy Listeria Recall Announcement – On December 27, 2011, All Natural Ackawi and Chive Cheeses were recalled by Green Cedar Dairy, Dearborn, Michigan.  The products are being recalled because they have tested positive for the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes.

According to Michigan Department of Community Health and the Wayne County Public Health Department, there have been two cases of listeriosis as a result of the contaminated cheeses. 

Product Information For Green Cedar Dairy Listeria Recall

The recalled Ackawi and Chive Cheeses were distributed to bakeries and retail stores in Macomb, Oakland, and Wayne counties. 

Details about the recalled Green Cedar Dairy cheeses are as follows: 

“Products are labeled as Green Cedar Dairy (Plant # 26941), All Natural Ackawi and All Natural Chives Cheese. The product is sold in approximately 12-14 oz. squares vacuum sealed in clear plastic packages with a sell by date up to July 1, 2012.  The sell by date is marked on a label on the back of the product.”   

Infection with Listeria monocytogenes causes an illness known as 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.

Contact Attorney Eric Weinberg for Listeria Lawsuit Help

NJ Personal Injury Attorney, Eric H. Weinberg, is assisting patients that have been diagnosed with listeriosis.  If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with listeriosis please fill out the easy to use Listeria Lawsuit Form on this page or call toll free at 877-934-6274.

More information concerning Listeria lawsuits and food poissoning litigation can be found at Listeria Cantaloupe and www.foodpoisoning.com. Please see NJ Medical Malpractice Lawyer and Pulmonary Embolism Lawsuit to learn about our additional legal services.


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