Food Recall: Old Europe Brie Cheese


Food Recall: Old Europe Cheese Brie and Camembert

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US FlagUS/Silver Spring: Old Europe Cheese, Inc., a Benton Harbor, Michigan establishment, expands its current recalls for certain batch/lots of numerous Brie Cheese products from the American marketplace to include additional Brie Cheese products.

The original recall 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/3rEPW2w

Direct link: https://www.fda.gov/safety/recalls-market-withdrawals-safety-alerts/old-europe-cheese-inc-expands-voluntary-recall-its-brie-cheeses-due-possible-health-risk

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

  • Culinary Tour branded Plain Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 8-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 011225005350
  • Culinary Tour branded Cranberry Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 011225005367
  • La Bonne Vie branded Plain Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 8-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 820581678814
  • La Bonne Vie branded Cranberry Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 820581678821
  • Lidl branded Plain Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 8-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 4056489151203
  • Lidl branded Cranberry Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 4056489151203
  • Lidl branded Fig Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 4056489310907
  • Primo Taglio branded Plain Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 8-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 021130098460
  • Reny Picot branded Plain Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 8-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 033421050088
  • Reny Picot branded Cranberry Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 033421051115
  • Reny Picot branded Apple Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 033421500811
  • Reny Picot branded Fig Baked Brie Cheese, sold in 11-ounce clamshell containers with a UPC of 033421053119

The original recall involved both Brie and Camembert Cheese products and can be seen here: https://wp.me/p2bVty-m2g and covered certain batch/lots of dairy products, as follows (in alphabetical order):

  • Black Bear 6-pound Black Bear Wheel
  • Block and Barrel 2.2-pound Block and Barrel Brie, sold with a UPC of 078982603281
  • Block and Barrel 6.6-pound Block and Barrel Brie
  • Charmant 2.2-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel
  • Charmant 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 033421023860
  • Cobblestone 2.2-pound Cobblestone Brie Wheel, sold with a UPC of 822486179809
  • Culinary Tour 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 011225005145
  • Culinary Tour 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Fredericks 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Fredericks 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 708820301214
  • Fresh Thyme 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 841330111994
  • Fresh Thyme 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 841330111987
  • Fresh Thyme 8-ounce Brie – Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Fresh Thyme 8-ounce Camembert-Traditionnel Rounds, sold with a UPC of 841330111970
  • Glenview Farms 2.2-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel, sold with a UPC of 758108121355
  • Glenview Farms 3.25-pound Brie – Double Crème, Rectangular RW, sold with a UPC of 758108670150
  • Good and Gather 8-ounce Good and Gather Wheel, sold with a UPC of 085239047620
  • Heinen 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 020601418028
  • Joan of Arc 14-ounce Joan of Arc Brie Wheel, sold with a UPC of 711565129111
  • Joan of Arc 2.2-pound Joan of Arc Herb and Garlic Wheel
  • Joan of Arc 2.2-pound Joan of Arc Peppercorn Wheel
  • Joan of Arc 6.5-pound Joan of Arc Triple Creme Wheel
  • Joan of Arc 8-ounce Joan of Arc Camembert Wheel, sold with a UPC of 711565112243
  • Joan of Arc 8-ounce Joan of Arc Double Cream Wedge, sold with a UPC of 711565204993
  • Joan of Arc 8-ounce Joan of Arc Double Creme Wheel, sold with a UPC of 711565112236
  • Joan of Arc 8-ounce Joan of Arc Slicing Brie, sold with a UPC of 711565200520
  • Joan of Arc 8-ounce Joan of Arc Triple Creme Wheel, sold with a UPC of 711565129104
  • La Bonne Vie 14-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 820581678678
  • La Bonne Vie 2.2-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel, sold with a UPC of 820581678685
  • La Bonne Vie 6.5-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel RW, sold with a UPC of 820581678692
  • La Bonne Vie 7-ounce Brie – Double Crème w/Herbs, Wedges, Foil Wrapped, sold with a UPC of 820581678661
  • La Bonne Vie 7-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Foil Wrapped, sold with a UPC of 820581678654
  • La Bonne Vie 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 820581678531
  • La Bonne Vie 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 820581678746
  • La Bonne Vie 8-ounce Camembert – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 820581678616
  • LIDL 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 4056489151739
  • Life In Provence 8-ounce Brie – Rounds, sold with a UPC of 787984111952
  • Market 32 14-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 41735052865
  • Market 32 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 41735052834
  • Market 32 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrapped, sold with a UPC of 41735052872
  • Market 32 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 41735052858
  • Market 32 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème with Herbs, Wedges, Saran Wrapped, sold with a UPC of 41735052889
  • Market 32 8-ounce Camembert – Traditionnel Double Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 41735052841
  • Matrie ‘D 2.2-pound Matrie’d Wheel, sold with a UPC of 780487488422
  • Metropolitan 6.5-pound Metropolitan Wheel
  • Metropolitan 8-ounce Metropolitan Wheel, sold with a UPC of 711565007679
  • Prestige 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds, sold with a UPC of 021140033635
  • Primo Taglio 6.5-pound Brie – with Herbs, Whole Wheel
  • Primo Taglio 8-ounce – with Herbs, Wedges 21004900002
  • Primo Taglio 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds 021130045679
  • Primo Taglio 8-ounce Brie – Slicing Rectangle 021130098453
  • Primo Taglio 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds – St Rocco 133421027865
  • Red Apple 7-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds 604262030005
  • Red Apple 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrapped 604262030036
  • Reny Picot 1-pound Brie – Double Crème, Slicing Rectangle 033421024201
  • Reny Picot 14-ounce Brie – Double Crème with Herbs, Rounds 033421022764
  • Reny Picot 14-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds 033421022757
  • Reny Picot 14-ounce Camembert – Double Crème, Rounds 033421022795
  • Reny Picot 2.2-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel
  • Reny Picot 2.2-pound Brie – Triple Crème, Whole Wheel
  • Reny Picot 3.25-pound Brie – Double Crème, Rectangular
  • Reny Picot 6.5-pound Brie – Double Crème with Herbs, Whole Wheel
  • Reny Picot 6.5-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel RW – Reny Picot
  • Reny Picot 6.5-pound Brie – Triple Crème, Whole Wheel
  • Reny Picot 6.5-pound Brie – Double Crème with Peppercorn, Whole Wheel
  • Reny Picot 6.5-pound Camembert – Double Crème, Whole Wheel
  • Reny Picot 7-ounce Brie – Double Crème with Herbs, Wedges, Foil Wrapped 033421022429
  • Reny Picot 7-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds No Cups
  • Reny Picot 7-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Foil Wrapped 033421022417
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème with Peppercorn, Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrap RW
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – double Crème with Herbs, Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds 033421022863
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Slicing Rectangle 033421024300
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds – St Rocco 133421027865
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Wedges, Saran Wrap RW – St Rocco
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Brie – Wedges, Saran Wrapped 033421022313
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Camembert – Double Crème, Rounds 033421022900
  • Reny Picot 8-ounce Camembert – Traditionnel Double Crème, Rounds 033421024904
  • St Randeaux 14-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds 636625003401
  • St Randeaux 2.2-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel
  • St Randeaux 6.5-pound Brie – Double Crème, Whole Wheel RW
  • St Randeaux 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème with Herbs, Wedges, Saran Wrpd RW
  • St Randeaux 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème with Pepper, Wedges, Saran Wrpd RW
  • St Randeaux 8-ounce Brie – Double Crème, Rounds 636625003418
  • St Randeaux 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds 636625003548
  • St Randeaux 8-ounce Camembert – Traditionnel, Rounds 636625003425
  • Taste of Inspiration 8-ounce Brie – Rounds 725439802550
  • Taste of Inspiration 8-ounce Brie – Triple Crème, Rounds 725439999731
  • Taste of Inspiration 8-ounce Brie – with Herb Center Layer, Rounds 725439802567
  • Taste of Inspiration 8-ounce Brie – Wedges, Saran Wrapped
  • Trader Joe 8-ounce Trader Joe Slicing 00505086

Please consult the photograph above for details of the food’s packaging, design and retail presentation. Additional images of the recalled Brie and Camembert Cheese products can be found on the Web site above and on the Web page for the previous recall.

==> 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 and Camembert 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 has expanded its earlier recall for certain batch/lots of numerous Brie and Camembert Cheese products from the American marketplace to include additional Brie Cheese products.

The original recall was 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 and Camembert 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 and Camembert 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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