Kradjian Imp Co. of Glendale, CA is recalling 231 cases of cheese distributed in Southern California to Mediterranean specialty markets because the cheese may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The company was notified by its supplier, Fromagerie Marie Kade of Quebec, Canada, that a specific lot number of the cheese might be contaminated. Fromagerie Marie Kade has recalled the cheese.
The recall is of 22 lb. cases of 16 oz. Cedar brand Tresse Cheese and 16 oz. Cedar brand Shinglish cheese. The Cedar brand Shinglish firm unripened cheese has the UPC 78546 10000 and the Cedar brand Tresse firm unripened cheese has the UPC 78546 01000. Both brands were delivered before Nov. 13, 2011.
Both cheeses are vacuum packed and have a green cedar tree on the label, pictured at http://www.fromageriemariekade.com/Produits.htm
Consumers can return the recalled Cedar brand Shingilish or Tresse cheese to the place of purchase for a full refund. For more information contact the company at 1-866-825- 2633 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, except on holidays.