Castle Importing, Inc. of Fontana, CA, is recalling certain cheese products because of potential Listeria monocytogenes contamination.

According to the details posted online by the Food and Drugs Administration (FDA), the recall was initiated on Feb. 5 and is ongoing.

The recalled products were distributed in California, Ohio, Connecticut, Florida

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Random testing by state officials has found E. coli contamination in cotija cheese, spurring a recall in five states.

The New York company Quesos La Ricura Ltd. is recalling an undisclosed number of packages of the cheese because they may be contaminated with Shiga toxin producing E. coli bacteria, according
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French authorities are investigating an E. coli outbreak linked to cheese after young children developed hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). Some Saint-Félicien and Saint Marcellin cheese has been recalled.

The 13 cases of HUS that developed after E. coli O26 infection have occurred in young children since March 21. The patients
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California inspectors have found Salmonella contamination in quesillo cheese imported from an unspecified country, prompting a company to recall two varieties of soft cheese.

The importer is referred to as “Alebrije Dist Wholesale” in a recall notice posted for the company by the Food and Drug Administration. Unlike most recalls,
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recalled Hennings Cheese labelHenning’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
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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
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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.

recalled Saputo Grat Midwest cheeseMontreal-based Saputo is recalling specialty gouda cheese packaged under two brands — Great Midwest and Dutchmark.
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