Grassfields Cheese LLC

E. coli that is infecting restaurant diners in Michigan matches bacteria found in recalled Grassfields Cheese products and has spurred public health officials to warn consumers nationwide because the cheese was also sold at retail stores and online. Grassfields Cheese makersGrassfields Cheese LLC of Coopersville, MI, issued a nationwide recall Wednesday of 20,000 pounds of its cheeses because of the E. coli. Whole Foods Markets has augmented that action, specifically recalling Grassfields Cheese products sold at its stores in 13 states. Grassfields officials did not include a list of wholesalers, retailers or other any other entities that received the cheese in its
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Grassfields Cheese LLC of Coopersville, MI, is recalling about 20,000 pounds of organic cheeses due to possible contamination with Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC). The recalled products have been linked to seven cases of E. coli infection. Grassfields cheese copyThe family-owned company stated that it was voluntarily recalling the cheeses “out of an abundance of caution,” according to a recall notice issued Wednesday by the Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development. “The potential for contamination was identified during an ongoing investigation of seven cases of human illnesses occurring between March and July 2016 caused by a same type of STEC,” according
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