Karoun Dairies Cheese Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: 5857 - YanniGopiCheesesKaroun Dairies recalls various variety of Cheeses due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/SrmnV

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm462976.htm

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

  • Ackawi Cheese; best-before date: 1/6/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 00123 9, 7 96252 01123 8, 7 96252 00325 7, 7 96252 02223 4 and 7 96252 03223 3
  • Ani Cheese; best-before date: 1/5/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 01125 2 and 7 96252 00323 3
  • California Cheese; best-before date: 1/5/2016; UPC: 7 96252 90030 3
  • Cotija Cheese; best-before date: 2/29/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 80037 5, 7 96252 80036 8 and 7 96252 80032 0
  • Farmers Goat Fresh Cheese; best-before date: 11/26/2015; UPC: 7 96252 50016 9
  • Feta Cheese; best-before date: 3/7/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 22004 3, 7 96252 22006 7, 7 96252 22007 4, 7 96252 22005 0, 7 96252 22022 7, 7 96252 22002 9 and 7 96252 11003 0, 7 96252 40003 2, 7 96252 11024 5, 7 96252 11025 2, 7 96252 22012 8, 7 96252 40025 4 and 7 96252 12034 2
  • Fresco Cheese; best-before date: 11/8/2015; UPCs: 7 96252 80083 2 and 7 96252 80081 8
  • Fresh Cheese/Panela Cheese; best-before date: 12/31/2015; UPCs: 7 96252 03226 4, 7 96252 03227 1, 7 96252 00227 4, 7 96252 00226 7, 7 96252 00228 1 and 7 96252 00122 2, 7 96252 00126 0, 7 96252 60001 2, 7 96252 80074 0, 7 96252 22003 6, 7 96252 80070 2 and 7 96252 00127 7
  • Goat Milk Feta Cheese; best-before date: 3/2/2016; UPC: 7 96252 50001 5
  • Mozzarella Cheese; best-before date: 1/2/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 70012 5, 7 96252 70013 2, 7 96252 12014 5 and 7 96252 12015 2
  • Nabulsi Cheese; best-before date: 12/29/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 03225 7, 7 96252 00225 0, 7 96252 00223 6 and 7 96252 00125 3
  • Paneer Cheese; best-before date: 1/7/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 70008 8, 7 96252 70014 9, 7 96252 70019 4 and 7 96252 70018 7
  • Queso Blanco Cheese; UPCs: 7 96252 80004 7, 7 96252 80005 4 and 7 96252 80043 6
  • String Cheese Cheese; best-before date: 3/16/2016; UPCs: 7 96252 00019 5, 7 96252 00020 1, 7 96252 00035 5, 7 96252 00015 7, 7 96252 00025 6, 7 96252 00041 6, 7 96252 00042 3, 7 96252 00040 9, 7 96252 00005 8, 7 96252 00008 9, 7 96252 00038 6, 7 96252 00028 7, 7 96252 00018 8, 7 96252 00013 3, 7 96252 00017 1, 7 96252 00016 4, 7 96252 00039 3 and 7 96252 00022 5
  • Yanni Grilling Cheese; best-before date: 12/23/2015; UPCs: 7 96252 90024 2 and 7 96252 90029 7

Please consult the photograph above for details of the Cheese Product’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional brands and/or variations of the recalled foods are pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, the recalled Cheese Products are vacuum packed, in jars or in pails under the following brands: Karoun, Arz, Gopi, Queso Del Valle, Central Valley Creamery, Gopi, and Yanni. Weights vary from 5 ounces to 30 pounds.

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

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession the recalled Cheese Products, please do not consume them. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

Please note: this food product has been recalled in other jurisdictions, specifically Canada. To see all notifications relating to this recall, please search for “Karoun” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

Karoun Dairies was made aware of a possible association of their cheese products with several recent cases of listeriosis by FDA and CDC. The company has ceased distribution of above cheeses and is working closely with FDA to continue to investigate the problem further.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company toll free 1-866-272-9393 toll free, Monday to Friday, 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM Pacific Standard Time Eastern Standard Tim

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, please search for “Listeria” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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