Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese Recall [US]Maytag Dairy Farms recalls an estimated 896 pounds of Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/YzVWe

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm486950.htm

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

  • Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese, lot number 150481 packaged on January 6, 2016 and sold in 4-ounce wedges, 8-ounce wedges, 2-pound wheels, 4-pound wheels and 5-pound crumbles under batch numbers 960020, 960037, 960040, 960041, 960049, 960053 and 960054.

The recalled lot was distributed to HoQ Restaurant in Des Moines, the Bear Restaurant in Ankeny, Wine Experience in West Des Moines, Fareway in Newton and Lomar Distributing, Inc. in Des Moines. The Cheese could also be purchased directly from Maytag Dairy Farms.

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

The Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship’s Dairy Products Control Bureau discovered the possible contamination during routine testing. To date, there have been no reported illnesses linked to the product.

==> 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 Blue Cheese, please do not consume it. Instead, kindly return the product to the store where you purchased it for a full refund. You can also contact Maytag to arrange a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Maytag Dairy Farms at 1-800-247-2458 or 1-641-791-2010.

==> 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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