Sargento Shredded And Sliced Cheese Recalled Due To Listeria Risk

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CBS Detroit

DETROIT (WWJ) – Multiple varieties of Sargento sliced and shredded cheese have been recalled due to possible bacterial contamination.

Sargento Foods Inc. says it was notified by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC, based in Indiana, that cheese they supplied to Sargento must be recalled due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes — which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people and miscarriages and stillbirths in pregnant women.

Symptoms can include high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea.

The affected retail products are Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby, 6.84 oz., UPC 4610000228, with “Sell By” dates of “12APR17B” and “10MAY17B” and Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040041, with “Sell By” dates of “H14JUN17” and “H12JUL17.” These products were packaged at the Sargento Plymouth, Wis. facility.

Out of “an abundance of caution,” Sargento is also recalling the following products because…

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