May 6, 2010: Sheep & Goat’s Milk Recall

Mt. Vikos, Inc., Marshfield, MA 02050 has announced a milk recall for  all size packages and all lot numbers of Mt. Vikos Brand Manouri – Sheep & Goat’s Milk Cheese because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems.

Milk Recall Product Information

Milk Recall Description – The recalled cheese is distributed in clear plastic packaging for the retail market in 4oz portions with the Mt. Vikos Manouri label. In addition the cheese is distributed in approximately 1 Kilogram logs in clear plastic packaging with the Mt. Vikos Manouri label. Customers who purchase the food service log may repackage the cheese in food service / deli counter random weight packages for consumers. The company is asking food service customers to notify consumers who may have purchased the product.

Retail Portions: Mt. Vikos Manouri – Sheep & Goat’s Milk Cheese, Net Wt. 4 oz, UPC# 6-65291-00201-2, All Best Before dates.

Food Service: Mt. Vikos Manouri – Sheep & Goat’s Milk Cheese, Random Wt. logs (approximately 1 Kilogram), All Best By dates.

Mt. Vikos Manouri cheese was distributed nationwide to customers for the retail and food service markets. The company has notified their customers and has pulled the product from retail stores and the food service market.

The company determined through independent laboratory testing that one lot (Best Before: DEC-11-2010, Lot: 222418) of Mt. Vikos Manouri cheese, 4 oz, which was distributed to the marketplace, has been confirmed positive for Listeria monocytogenes. However, as precaution the company is recalling all Best By Dates for both items that are currently in the marketplace. Mt. Vikos is working with the FDA to conduct this recall.

This article was posted on the FSIS website on this date.

Listeria Lawsuit Information

The Law Firm of Eric H. Weinberg represents victims of Listeria outbreaks nationwide.  We are ready to help you. If you have been injured as a result of Listeria food poisoning and you have a question concerning you legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274.  To learn more about our firm, please see Food Poisoning Lawyer.

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