Oscar’s Smokehouse Cheese Spread Recall [US]


US FDA RecallUS/Silver Spring: Oscar’s Smokehouse recalls numerous Cheese Spreads due to Listeria monocytogenes hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/v9Z0A3287 - Oscar'sSmokehouseCheeseSpread

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm390751.htm

Additional information:
The US Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) reports the following Cheese Spreads are subject to this recall:

  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Jalapeno Pepper Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Cheddar Spread & Blue Cheese, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Champagne Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Garlic Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Port Wine Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Tangy Horseradish Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Plain Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse “More Than” Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Hickory Smoked Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Bacon & Horseradish Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces
  • Oscar’s Smokehouse Bacon Cheddar Spread, 7 ounces

The recalled Cheese Spreads are sold in clear plastic tubs marked with lot number “719-959″ on the bottom of the container or on the Cheese Spread label itself. See photo above.

According to the FDA, the potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the Minnesota Department of Agriculture revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 15 products, which included the 5.5-pound package of Cheese Spread Base produced by Parkers Farm Acquisition, LLC that was used to further manufacture the above recalled Oscar’s Smokehouse Cheese Spreads.

The production of this product has been suspended while the FDA and Parkers Farm Acquisition continue to investigate the source of the problem.

Consumers who have purchased any of the 7-ounce Cheese Spreads products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Customers with any questions may contact Oscar’s Smokehouse, Inc. at 1-800-627-3431, Monday-Sunday 8am-6pm, EST.

==> For information about Listeriosis (Listeria poisoning), please consult the “Illnesses” tab on this site, located at the top of this page.

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