March 1, 2017: Sargento Cheese Recall For Select Cheese Products Due To Potential Listeria Contamination

Sargento Cheese Recall Announced

Supplier Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Ind. has notified Sargento Foods of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes (Listeria) in several cheese products, prompting them to issue a recall.

Product Information for Sargento Cheese Recall

Sargento Recalled Cheese
Sargento Cheese Recall
Sargento Recalled Cheese
Sargento Cheese Recall

According to the FDA, the potentially contaminated cheese is a Longhorn Colby cheese used in select Sargento products. The products included in the recall are Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby and Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese.

The affected Ultra Thin Sliced Langhorn Colby comes in a 6.89 oz. container with a UPC number of 4610000228 and sell-by dates of 12APR17B and 10MAY17B. The affected Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese come in 8 OZ., containers with a UPC number of 4610040041, and sell-by dates of H14JUN17 and H12JUL17. All affected products come from a Sargento facility in Plymouth, WI. 

For a full list of all products affected by the recall by Sargento Foods out of caution, visit the FDA website. 

About Listeria

Listeria monocytogenes are a species of pathogenic bacteria found in damp environments and decaying organic matter (both vegetation and animals).  The bacteria can even survive in refrigerated environments and preserved food items. The bacteria can cause listeriosis infection, which affects people of all ages. The health implications of listeriosis can be serious and even fatal for children, the elderly, and immunocompromised individuals. When healthy individuals are infected with listeriosis, symptoms may include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain, and diarrhea. Pregnant individuals are at high risk if infected, as listeriosis can cause miscarriage and stillbirth. 
Please see About Listeria for more information.

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