Mitica Pecorino Aged Cheese Recall [US]

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US/Silver Spring: 6541 - MiticaPecorinoAgedCheeseForever Cheese Inc. recalls an estimated 40 cases of Mitica brand Pecorino Aged Cheese in Walnut Leaves (“Pecorino Foglie di Noci”) due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA:

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

  • Mitica brand Pecorino Aged in Walnut Leaves, is from one production code NOC15313 (found on the shipping case only) and invoiced as “Lot X2537”. Each shipping case contains two (2) wheels of varying weights; each wheel weighs a minimum of 2 pounds.

The Mitica brand Pecorino Aged in Walnut Leaves Cheese has a natural grayish rind, and will be labeled at the point of sale at the retail level or on a restaurant menu.

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. An additional image of the recalled Cheese is pictured on the Web site above.

According to the FDA, the imported Mitica brand Pecorino Cheese Aged in Walnut Leaves was shipped to distributors between January 27th and February 3, 2016. The imported Cheese was further sold to retailers and restaurants located in Los Angeles, California; Cleveland, Ohio; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; New York; Colorado; Vermont; Virginia; Florida and Connecticut.

==> 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 any of the recalled Cheese, please do not consume it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Sarah Weisensel at Forever Cheese at 1-888-930-8693 from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

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