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.
CHEESE RECALL …
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Sargento recalls cheese due to possible Listeria contamination https://t.co/dRb1WyzMGC
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