Sargento recalls cheese

Sargento Foods Inc. is willingly recalling two of its cheese products because of the possibility of listeria contamination.

According to a statement on its website Feb. 12, Sargento is recalling its Ultra Thins Sliced Longhorn Colby and its chef’s blends Shredded Nacho and Taco Cheese.

These cheeses were supplied to Sargento by Deutsch Kase Haus LLC based in Middlebury, Ind.

Additionally, five other cheeses are also being included in the recall because they were also manufactured at the same Plymouth, Wis., facility.

No other Sargento products are affected by this recall.

Specifics of the packages in questions 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”
  • 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”

 

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