A Florida firm is recalling string cheese after state officers reported optimistic check outcomes for contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.
Limena LLC of Palm Springs, FL, reported delivery the implicated cheese to retail shops and direct to shoppers by way of mail orders, based on a recall discover posted by the Meals and Drug Administration.
“The manufacturing of the product has been suspended whereas FDA and the corporate proceed to analyze the supply of the issue. Customers who’ve bought the 1-pound blocks of ‘Salvadorean String Cheese’ (Quesillo Cheese) are urged to discard the product,” based on the corporate’s recall discover.
The expiration date area on the product labels is clean. Nevertheless, shoppers can decide whether or not they have the recalled cheese by searching for the next figuring out markings:
- 16-ounce blocks of Salvadorean String Cheese, also known as quesillo cheese, semi-soft cheese in clear plastic packages with blue and white labels and the lot quantity 1041020
As of the posting of the recall discover in the present day, no confirmed diseases had been reported in relation to the recalled cheese.
Customers with questions could contact the corporate at 561-541-5206.
About Listeria infections
Meals contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes could not look or odor spoiled however can nonetheless trigger critical and typically life-threatening infections. Anybody who has eaten any recalled product and developed signs of Listeria an infection ought to search medical remedy and inform their docs concerning the potential Listeria publicity.
Additionally, anybody who has eaten any of the recalled merchandise ought to monitor themselves for signs throughout the coming weeks as a result of it will possibly take as much as 70 days after publicity to Listeria for signs of listeriosis to develop.
Signs of Listeria an infection can embrace vomiting, nausea, persistent fever, muscle aches, extreme headache, and neck stiffness. Particular laboratory exams are required to diagnose Listeria infections, which might mimic different diseases.
Pregnant girls, the aged, younger kids, and other people corresponding to most cancers sufferers who’ve weakened immune techniques are notably susceptible to critical diseases, life-threatening infections, and different issues. Though contaminated pregnant girls could expertise solely gentle, flu-like signs, their infections can result in untimely supply, an infection of the new child, and even stillbirth.
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