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Food City, Bashas’ brand cheeses recalled for Listeria risk

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Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are recalling various cheeses sold in Arizona from September 2016 through this week because they could be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The Friday recall is the latest in a string of regional and nationwide cheese recalls posted on the Food and Drug Administration’s website since Tennessee inspectors found… Continue Reading

Public health alert warns of Listeria risk in Premo wraps

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A public health alert issued Friday warns people who recently bought Premo brand meat or chicken wraps in 10 states to monitor themselves for symptoms of Listeria infection. The ham, chicken and Italian wraps had best-by dates of Feb. 12 and Feb. 14 and were made with cheese that has been recalled because of possible… Continue Reading

Ready Pac recalls 30 tons of salad; Listeria risk in cheese

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Ready Pac Foods Inc. is recalling almost 30 tons of single-serve salad bowls because they contain cheese that the lead company’s supplier has recalled because of Listeria monocytogenes. The 59,225 pounds of Ready Pac’s “Puro Picante Blazin’ Hot” chicken salad bowls have “use-by” dates through March 4, causing concern that consumers may have the recalled… Continue Reading

Another 130 cheese products recalled for Listeria; FDA gagged

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More than 130 additional cheeses and products containing cheeses are under recall because of Listeria monocytogenes found in cheese produced by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC. A variety of cheese brands are involved, including Sargento, Sara Lee, Saputo, Dutch Valley and Guggisberg, as well as a variety of store-branded products sold by Meijer, Albertsons, H-E-B and… Continue Reading

Saputo pulls gouda from stores in latest Listeria recall

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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

Whole Foods, other stores pull squash noodles for Listeria

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Veggie Noodle Co. of Austin, Texas is voluntarily recalling its Butternut Spirals because of possible contamination with Listeria monocytogenes. The freshcut vegetable company distributed the spiral cut butternut squash to Whole Foods Markets and other retailers in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Ohio and Wisconsin. “The potential contamination of the Butternut Spirals was… Continue Reading

String of cheese recalls continues, as does Listeria probe

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Five more brands of cheese are under nationwide recall, this time by Ohio distributor MDS Foods Inc., because of Listeria monocytogenes found in finished cheese made by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC. Although the MDS Foods recall is dated Feb. 11, it was not available on the Food and Drug Administration website until Monday afternoon. It… Continue Reading

Sara Lee recalls cheese; 3rd-party plant has history of Listeria

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Sara Lee Deli brand cheese is the latest on a growing list of product recalls because of Listeria found in cheese manufactured by Deutsch Käse Haus LLC of Middlebury, IN, which was warned in 2010 about Listeria monocytogenes in its plant. In addition to the Sara Lee cheese, since Thursday, three brands of cheese produced… Continue Reading

Taylor Farms recalls Signature, HEB salads; Listeria in cheese

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Secondary recalls related to Listeria discovered by Tennessee officials in cheese have begun, with Taylor Farms recalling more than three tons of chicken salad and pork products because they contain recalled Sargento cheese. The recalled Taylor Farms products — packaged under the Signature Cafe and the H-E-B brands — have use-by dates through Feb. 19,… Continue Reading

UPDATED: Listeria in cheese; recalls by Sargento, Meijer, others

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UPDATED Content: A previous version of this news story incorrectly identified the owner of cheese manufacturer Deutsch Kase Haus LLC, which was sold by Guggisberg Cheese to the Michigan Milk Producers Association in fall 2016.  Routine, random testing by Tennessee food inspectors found Listeria monocytogenes in colby cheese and has triggered recalls of a variety… Continue Reading