Whole Foods recalls Maytag Raw Blue Cheese [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Whole Foods Market Maytag Raw Milk Blue Cheese Recall [US]Whole Foods Market recalls certain batch/lots of Maytag Dairy brand Raw Milk Blue Cheese due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/Z6xXg

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm488391.htm

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

The recalled Raw Milk (i.e., unpasteurized) Blue Cheese was sold cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap with scale labels in various weights reading, “Maytag Blue Raw Milk”, “Maytag Blue” or “Maytag Iowa Blue Cheese” and with PLU numbers beginning with 293308 and sell-by dates ranging from 1/20/2016 to 3/21/16. The product was sold from cheese cases in various Whole Foods Market stores US nationwide.

The potential for contamination was discovered after testing by the State of Iowa Department of Health found the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in two lots of Cheese.

Please note: other Cheese products produced by this company have been recalled for similar reasons, specifically possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. To see all notifications relating to this recall, please search for “Maytag Dairy” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact the company at 1-512-477-5566, ext. 20060.

Please note: other foods sold at Whole Foods Market Stores have been recalled. To see all recall notifications related to this chain, please search for “Whole Foods” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

==> 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.

==> To see other recalls and notifications relating to Cheese, please search for “cheese” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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