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New York dairy recalls cheese after positive test for Listeria 

A Cayuga County, NY, dairy is recalling three kinds of cheese because it has tested positive for Listeria, which can cause serious infections. A food safety alert posted by the New York State Department of Agriculture warns consumers not to eat “Old Fashioned Raw Milk Monterey Jack,” “Horseradish Monterey Jack” or “Chipotle Adobo Monterey Jack” cheeses, produced by Ripley Dairy LLC,… Continue Reading

Pasteurization equipment failure spurs Wisconsin cheese recall

Henning’s Cheese, a fourth-generation, family-owned operation in Wisconsin has recalled about 1,000 pounds of its colby jack cheese because of a temporary pasteurizer malfunction. No illnesses had been reported as of Tuesday when the Kiel, WI, company posted its recall notice with the Food and Drug Administration. However, because of the equipment malfunction, the company… Continue Reading

Cheese from Nicaragua recalled for Listeria concerns

Another Miami-based company is recalling imported cheese because of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Global Garlic Inc. recalled “Queso Fresco/ Whole Milk Cheese” from Nicaragua but did not report how the possible bacterial contamination was discovered. Global Garlic distributed the De Mi Pais brand cheese to retailers in Miami and Fort Lauderdale, Fl, and in… Continue Reading

Pezzetta brand cheese recalled in Canada for Listeria risk

Canadian officials have found Listeria monocytogenes in a test sample of Pezzetta brand Montasio DOP cheese and are warning people to not eat the product, which is being recalled. Complicating the situation is the fact that the labeling on the recalled cheese is inconsistent, according to the recall notice on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency’s… Continue Reading

Yoke’s, Lipari, Copperwood cheeses recalled for Listeria risk

Three more brands of cheeses — all produced by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC — are being recalled because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes bacteria. Yoke’s Fresh Market and Lipari Foods LLC posted the recalls Tuesday with the Food and Drug Administration, both naming the Middlebury, IN, cheese maker. The Yoke’s branded recalled cheeses were… Continue Reading

Saputo pulls gouda from stores in latest Listeria recall

Multi-national dairy giant Saputo Inc. is the latest company to issue a nationwide recall of its cheese products because state inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in another brand of cheese made by a Saputo supplier. Montreal-based Saputo is recalling specialty gouda cheese packaged under two brands — Great Midwest and Dutchmark. The Great Midwest branded cheese… Continue Reading

Fromi USA recalls cheeses after positive Listeria test results

Fromi USA is recalling imported cheese distributed to retailers in three states because a foreign supplier found Listeria monocytogenes during routine product testing. The Soureliette cheese and Tomme Brebis Fedou distributed by Fromi USA of New York City went to retailers in California, New York and Massachusetts, according to the recall notice posted on the… Continue Reading

Michigan company recalls 7 tons of cheese because of Listeria

More than seven tons of various kinds of cheese, packaged under three brands and distributed to five states is being recalled because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. Kuster’s Inc. of Camden, MI, posted the recall with the Food and Drug Administration Wednesday evening after receiving notification from its supplier, Farm Country Cheese of Lakeview,… Continue Reading