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Wisconsin Requests Recall for Some Shredded Cheese

The state of Wisconsin has requested a recall of cheese shredded at a plant in which Listeria was later detected in one brand that had been processed at the facility.

Alpine Slicing and Cheese Conversion of Monroe announced its recall Sunday.

The company says testing by an independent laboratory confirmed that some products processed on the shred line contained Listeria. 

The company says no illnesses have been reported.

The recalled products are:

-  Brennan’s Cellars Shredded Premium Fondue Blend — Emmentaler Swiss & Gruyere Cheese

- Brennan’s Cellars Shredded Mild Colored Cheddar Cheese 

- Brennan’s Cellars Shredded Part Skim Mozzarella Cheese

The recalled cheeses were distributed to Brennan’s Stores in Milwaukee, Dane and Green counties of Wisconsin.

World Cheese says it is recalling all its cheeses that were shredded in the affected plant. The recall is limited to the following Haolam shredded products:

- All 8 oz and 16 oz. bags of Haolam shredded cheese (pizza, mozzarella, cheddar, fancy, Muenster, R/F Muenster, R/F cheddar), with an expiration of June 5 through Sept 4, 2012

- All 32 oz. bags of Haolam shredded mozzarella and gourmet blend with an expiration date of February 6, 2012 through May 7, 2012

- All 5 lb. bags of Haolam shredded mozzarella, cheddar and muenster with a pack date of Sept. 8, 2011 through Dec 7, 2011

The following Miller’s shredded cheeses are being recalled:

- All 8 oz. and 16 oz. bags of Miller’s shredded cheese (pizza, mozzarella, cheddar, fancy, muenster), with an expiration of June 5 through Sept 4, 2012

- All 32 oz. bags of Miller’s shredded mozzarella with an expiration date of Feb. 6 through May 7, 2012

- All 5 lb. bags of Miller’s shredded mozzarella, cheddar, muenster and Monterey jack with a pack date of Sept. 8, 2011 through Dec. 7, 2011

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