Wednesday, February 1, 2017

New #foodsafety #recall possible #Listeria #contamination of certain Fromi USA Cheeses

Le Fedou, Fromagerie De Hyelzas Sas Recalls “Tomme Brebis Fedou Cheese” and “Soureliette Cheese” because of Possible Health Risk

February 1, 2017





Fromi USA. of New York, NY, is recalling its 7 cases of Soureliette cheese and 2 cases of Tomme Brebis Fedou because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women.
The recalled Tomme Brebis Fedou cheese and Soureliette were distributed to CA, NY and MA through retail stores.
The product Soureliette comes in a 3lb box marked with an expiration date of 02/22/2017; 01/25/2017 and 08/02/2017 stamped on the top.
The product Tomme Brebis Fedou comes in a 3lb box marked with an expiration date of 02/22/2017stamped on the top.
No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.
The potential for contamination was noted after routine testing by the foreign supplier revealed the presence of Listeria monocytogenes in 3lb packages of Tomme Brebis Fedou cheese and Soureliette.
Consumers who have purchased these products are urged to return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. Consumers with questions may contact the company at
1-718-412-0498, Monday – Friday, 9am - 5pm, ET.

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