FDA Issues Recall for Contaminated Cheese – One Confirmed Dead
The Food and Drug Administration has issued a recall on Crave Brother’s Les Feres cheese products which have been linked to a Listeriosis outbreak spanning four states. The cheese is contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes and has already resulted in 1 death, a miscarriage, and several consumers falling ill. The cheeses were manufactured for, and sold exclusively by, Whole Foods Market.
About Cheese Contaminated With Listeria
- Products at risk are dated July 1 or prior.
- Les Freres Cheese (LF225 2/2.5#) is packaged in white plastic with a green and gold label.
- Frere Cheese (PF88 8/8oz) is packaged in a small wooden box with a green label.
- Petit Frere with Truffles (PF88 T/8oz) is also packaged in a small wooden box with a green label.
- The cheeses were sold at Whole Foods.
Symptoms of Listeria Infection
- Abdominal pain
- High fever
- Sever headaches
Pregnant women, children, elderly, and those with weak immune systems are most at risk. According to the FDA, Listeria infection can cause miscarriage and stillbirth. The FDA recommends that consumers return the cheese to Whole Foods with a receipt or dispose of it.
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