April 6, 2009: Listeria Cheese Recall – Torres Hillsdale Cheese Recalled Due To Potential Listeria Contamination

Listeria Cheese Recall Announcement – On March 23, 2009 Torres Hillsdale Country Cheese, Reading, Michigan, expanded its recall of Asadero and Oaxaca soft Mexican-style cheese. The products were originally recalled because they may be contaminated with Listeria.

Listeria Cheese Recall Information

The potentially contaminated cheeses were distributed to Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, New Jersey, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, and Wisconsin.

Marketed under the name “Aguas Calientes,” the recalled Asadero and Oaxaca products were sold in delis and retail stores in 12 and 16 oz plastic packaging and as 10 lb balls. The recalled cheese was also marketed under the name “El Jaliciense” in 6 lb blocks. The label may also include the name Torres Hillsdale Country Cheese.

The recalled products include all production dates between August 1, 2008(expiration date 10/29/2008) and February 27, 2009 (expiration date 5/10/2009).

To learn more about Listeria food poisoning, please see Listeriosis and Listeriosis Symptoms on the pages of this blog.

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