Maiden’s Creamery Wild Meadow Raw Cheese Recall [US]


US FlagUS/Albany: Logo New York State Department of Agriculture and MarketsNew York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, an Albany, New York regulatory authority, recalls certain batch/lots of Maiden’s Creamery “Wild Meadow” Raw Goat Milk Cheese due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risk of bacterial infection and illness, all serious health hazards. FDA: http://ht.ly/sLi530iUdYS

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm600681.htm

Additional information:
The New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets (“NYSDAM”) reports the following Raw (i.e., Unpasteurized) Goat Milk Cheese products are subject to this recall:

  • Maiden’s Creamery “Wild Meadow” Raw Goat Milk Cheese, sold in sealed flexible plastic packaging with a plant number designation of 36-1315 and a batch/lot code of 101.

According to the New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets, the Raw Milk Cheese products subject to recall were sold at the Cooperstown Farmers’ Market, located at 101 Main St. Cooperstown, New York, from late December 2017 and early January 2018 and at the Sunflower Natural Foods Market, located at 75 Mill Hill Road, Woodstock, New York 12498 from January 10, 2018.

A routine sample of the Cheese, taken by an inspector from the Division of Milk Control and Dairy Services on February 20, 2018, was subsequently tested by the New York State Food Laboratory and discovered to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. On February 23, 2018, Maiden’s Creamery was notified of a preliminary positive test result and recalled the product from all its customers. Test results were confirmed on March 2, 2018. The remaining Cheese not yet sold will be destroyed by the manufacturer.

==> 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, adulteration 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 neither small children nor household pets can access the suspect food.

If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Raw Milk Cheese products, 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 Mr. Mark Harvey at The Maiden’s Creamery at 1-607-859-2227, Eastern Standard Time.

==> To see other recalls and notifications caused by suspected contaminated, adulterated or mislabeled Raw Milk Cheese, please search for “cheese” 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 for products manufactured, marketed and/or sold by The Maiden’s Creamery, please search for “Maiden” using the Search Box at the top of this page.

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