Sargento Recalls Two Packages of Cheese Containing Colby Cheese from Deutsch Kase Haus

Wisconsin-based cheesemaker Sargento Foods Inc. is recalling a specialty cheese because of possible Listeria bacterial contamination.

Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana, notified Sargento that it supplied the company with a Longhorn Colby cheese that may have been contaminated with Listeria monocyctogenes. Middlebury, Indiana is located in northern Amish country west of Elkhart.

The recalled products are …

6.84-ounce packages of Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby with sell-by dates of April 12 and May 10, 2017, and

8-ounce packages of Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese with sell-by dates of June 14 and July 12, 2017.

The potentially contaminated products were packaged at the Sargento plant in Plymouth, Wisconsin, and were distributed nationwide.

No illnesses have been reported.


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