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More Maytag Blue cheese recalled because of Listeria concerns

Maytag Dairy Farms is voluntarily recalling five lots of “Maytag Blue” blue cheese wedges and wheels and 15 batches of blue cheese crumbles because they have 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… Continue Reading

Listeria Test Causes Blue Cheese Recall

Maytag Dairy Farms in Newton announced Saturday a voluntary recall of Maytag Raw Milk Blue cheese due to possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, according to a press release. The recalled product was packaged on Jan. 6 in 4-ounce wedges, 8-ounce wedges, 2-pound wheels, 4-pound wheels and 5-pound crumbles. The lot included 896 pounds of cheese… Continue Reading

Flat Creek Cheeses Recalled for Possible Salmonella Contamination

This article includes updated information issued Jan. 22.  The Georgia Department of Agriculture has issued a recall on cheese produced in Swainsboro that could be contaminated with Salmonella. The recall affects blue and cheddar cheeses sold under the  names “Heavenly Blue” and “Aztec Cheddar” and made by Flat Creek Farm & Dairy. Last month, the dairy… Continue Reading

Blue Cheese Recalled Due to Possible Salmonella Contamination

Flat Creek Farm & Dairy of Swainsboro, GA, has recalled 200 pounds of Heavenly Blue cheese because of potential Salmonella enteritidis contamination. As of 11 a.m., Nov. 27, 2013, all purchasers had been notified and more than 90 percent of the product was collected or destroyed, according to Flat Creek. When it was announced, no illnesses… Continue Reading

Bleu Cheese, Brie and Tomme Recalled for Listeria Potential

A Kentucky-based cheese maker is recalling its bleu, brie and tomme varieties because they may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Kenny’s Farmhouse Cheese of Austin, KY issued a voluntary recall of the three cheeses this week. The affected cheeses were distributed to farmers markets, restaurants, distributors and retail stores in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Ohio,… Continue Reading

Indiana Dairy Recalls Blue Cheese Due to Listeria Risk

An Indiana dairy is recalling what it says is a small amount of blue cheese that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Fair Oaks Dairy Products said its own testing, conducted by an independent laboratory, confirmed that some Fair Oaks Royal Blue Cheese was contaminated with Listeria. The company estimates that the quantity of blue… Continue Reading