Sargento recalls cheese due to possible Listeria contamination

AP

PLYMOUTH, WI (AP) – A popular cheese brand has issued a recall for some of its products due to a possible listeria contamination.

Sargento Foods Inc. was notified by its supplier, Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC, that a specialty Longhorn Colby cheese it provided Sargento must be recalled.

The recalled retail products are:

  • Sargento Ultra Thin Sliced Longhorn Colby, 6.84 oz., UPC 4610000228, with “Sell By” dates of “12APR17B” and “10MAY17B”
  • Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Nacho & Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040041, with “Sell By” dates of “H14JUN17” and “H12JUL17”

Out of an abundance of caution, Sargento also recalled the following products because they were packaged on the same line as the affected cheese:

  • Sargento Sliced Colby-Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000109 with “Sell By” date of “11JUN17B”
  • Sargento Sliced Pepper Jack Cheese, 12 oz., UPC 4610000108 with “Sell By” dates of  “12JUN17B”, “09JUL17B” and “10JUL17B”
  • Sargento Chef Blends Shredded Taco Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040002 with “Sell By” dates of “H14JUN17” and “F28JUN17”
  • Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Colby-Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040014 with “Sell By” date of “F05JUL17”
  • Sargento Off The Block Shredded Fine Cut Cheddar Jack Cheese, 8 oz., UPC 4610040076 with “Sell By” date of “F05JUL17”
  • UPC: 4610000228, 4610040041, 4610000109, 4610000108, 4610040002, 4610040014, 4610040076
  • Date Code: 12APR17B, 10MAY17B, H14JUN17, H12JUL17, 11JUN17B, 09JUL17B, 10JUL17B, H14JUN17, F28JUN17, F05JUL17
  • Size: 6.84 oz., 8 oz., 12 oz.

The recalled cheeses were packaged at our Plymouth, Wis. facility.

There are no confirmed illnesses.

To see if your cheese is affected by the recalls, check out their website’s “Search Product” tool at the bottom of the page.

Call 1-800-CHEESES (1-800-243-3737) or email them via the “Contact Us” page on Sargento.com. Phone calls will be answered from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Central Time).

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