Food Recall: Swiss American Brie & Camembert Cheese


Food Recall: Swiss American Brie Cheese

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Swiss American recalls certain batch/lots of Brie Cheese products from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risks of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications, all serious health and safety hazards requiring immediate medical intervention to minimize pain and suffering as well as prevent life-altering injury or death.

FDA: https://bit.ly/3V66v5i

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/swiss-american-participates-manufacturer-old-europes-recall-brie-and-camembert

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

  • St Louis Domestic Brie Wedge, sold in 7-ounce packages; affected batch/lots: all dates up to and including 12/14/2022 and a UPC of 041563 263709
  • St Louis Domestic Cut Brie Wedges, sold in variable weights from 6-pound Wheels
    affected batch/lots: all dates up to and including 12/14/2022 and a UPC of 041563 370018
  • St Louis Brie, sold invariable weight packages; affected batch/lots: all dates up to and including 12/14/2022 and a UPC of 21107 100000
  • St Louis Domestic Cut Brie Wedges, sold in 16-ounce weights affected batch/lots: all dates up to and including 12/14/2022 and a UPC of 00021565000000
  • St Louis Domestic Brie Wedge, sold in 7-ounce packages; affected batch/lots: all dates up to and including 12/14/2022 and a UPC of 041563 263709
  • St Louis Domestic Brie Wedge, sold in 16-ounce packages; affected batch/lots: all dates up to and including 12/14/2022 and a UPC of 00021171800000

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation.

==> No item numbers, manufacturing date codes, production dates, expiry dates, regulatory approval designations, registration numbers, agency approval designations or other identification numbers were listed with this recall notification.

These Brie Cheese products are thought to have been marketed, distributed and sold from August 1, 2022 through September 28, 2022 and were available at supermarkets, wholesale and retail stores US nationwide and Mexico; retailers include Albertsons, Safeway, Meijer, Harding’s, Shaw’s, Price Chopper, Market Basket, Raley’s, Save Mart, Giant Foods, Stop & Shop, Fresh Thyme, Lidl, Sprouts, Athenian Foods and Whole Foods, although it is always possible these food products had wider distribution within the country and outside of it. When in doubt, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

If you are concerned about distribution outside the United States, please contact the manufacturer for specific product information.

Logo - US Food and Drug Administration ("FDA")According to the FDA, Old Europe Cheese recalled numerous batch/lots of numerous Brie and Camembert Cheese products from the American marketplace due to suspected Listeria monocytogenes contamination and consequential risks of Gram-positive bacterial infection, severe illness and/or possible life-changing complications. As a result of this reported defect, you should neither serve nor consume the recalled Brie Cheese products identified above.

==> 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.

Proposed Remedy:
If you believe you have purchased or have in your possession any of the recalled Brie 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 a medical emergency, please contact 9-1-1, your closest hospital or emergency center equipped to properly treat bacterial poisonings such as Listeriosis.

If you have any further questions, comments or complaints about this recall, please contact Old Europe Cheese at +1-269-925-5003, extension 335 from 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM and from 2:00 AM to 4:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, Monday to Friday.

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More information about this recall:
Recalls Direct RIN: 16315-2022
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