Kuster’s Cheese Recall [US]


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US/Silver Spring: Kuster's Cheese Recall [US]Kuster’s, Inc. recalls an estimated 14,238 pounds of various cubed, shredded and sliced Cheeses due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination, a serious health hazard. FDA: http://ht.ly/6PCZ305d3ig

Direct link: http://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm525054.htm

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

  • Kuster’s Shredded Cheese products were sold in five (5)-pound plastic bags under the Kuster’s Dairy Foods, Fata’s Best and Nor-Tech Dairy brands, as follows:
    • Kuster’s Dairy Foods Three Blend (pack date 10/05/16)
    • Fata’s Best Four Blend Feather Shred (lot date 27916)
    • Fata’s Best Mozzarella Muenster Provolone Feather Shred (lot date 27916)
    • Fata’s Best Monterey Jack Feather Shred (lot date 27916)
    • Fata’s Best PepperJack Feather Shred (Lot date 27816)
    • Nor-Tech Dairy Mozz/Muenster/Prov Feather Shred (best used by: 12-05-2016)
    • Nor-Tech Dairy Sharp White Cheddar Feather Shred (packed on 10.04.2016)
  • Kuster’s Cubed Cheese products were sold were packaged and sold under the following label:
    • Nor-Tech Dairy PepperJack 3/4″ Cubed (packed on 10/04/2016).
  • Kuster’s Sliced Cheese products were packaged under the following label:
    • Kuster’s Dairy Foods Sliced Colby Jack

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Cheeses can be found on the Web site above.

==> No barcodes, UPCs, item numbers or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

According to the FDA, Kuster’s has recalled an estimated 14,238 pounds of various Shredded, Sliced and Cubed Cheese after it was notified by its supplier, Farm Country Cheese of Lakeview, MI, that these Cheeses have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

The Cheese varieties Sharp White Cheddar, Mozzarella/Muenster/Provolone, Monterey Jack, Pepper Jack, Four Blend, Three Blend, Pepper Jack Cubes and Co/Jack Slices.

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

==> Never depend on your senses of sight, smell, taste or touch to confirm food poisoning or contamination. If in doubt about the safety of any food, return it to your retailer for refund or toss it out in your household garbage, making sure pets and small children can’t access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Cheeses, please do not consume them directly nor use them as an ingredient in another dish or preparation. Instead, return the Cheese to the store where you purchased it for a full refund.

If you have any questions about this recall, please contact Kuster’s at 1-517-368-5174 from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time.

==> 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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Additional information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 7724-2016
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