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Recall of Cheese Suspected of Being Contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes in the U.S.A.

Issue Date

6 December 2007

Source of
Information

U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Food Product

Cheese

Name of Product


Queso Fresco, Fresh Cheese

Name of
Manufacturer

Peregrina Cheese Corporation, New York, U.S.A.

Product
Description

The cheese is sold in a foil wrapped, 14-oz net weight package carrying a code of 3973

Reason for
Recall

Product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

Action Taken
by the
Centre
for Food Safety

The CFS has contacted the US authorities for further information and has alerted the trade. The CFS is closely monitoring the situation.

Advice to
the Trade

Stop selling the affected product.

Advice to
Consumers

Stop consuming the affected product.

Further
Information

The FDA website

The CFS press release

Centre for Food Safety
Food and Environmental Hygiene Department
13 December 2007

 

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