Versa Marketing recalls Fusia Szechuan Stir fry due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Versa Marketing recalls Fusia Szechuan Stir fry due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

 

Fresno, CA, 2017-Mar-06 — /EPR Retail News/ — Versa Marketing Inc. of Fresno, CA is recalling 4,089 cases of Fusia Szechuan Stir fry because it has 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 product was distributed to only Aldi stores.

The affected product was distributed in poly bags in a multi-pack under the following labels codes:

Fusia Szechuan Stir fry, Net Weight 21 oz (595 grams) UPC code 041498-178864 Code: Best by date 6-14-18

No other product was affected by this voluntary recall.

The company has not received any complaints in relation to this product and is not aware of any illnesses associated with the product to date.

The recall was a result of product being tested at retail by the State of Florida which had tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes.  The company has ceased distribution of the product and the company and US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continue their investigation as to what caused the problem.  The company is fully cooperating with the FDA.

Consumers who purchased the product are urged not to consume this product, and throw it away.  Consumer requiring refunds or with questions may contact the company at 1-877-228-6814, Monday-Friday 8 am – 3 pm.

Consumers Contact:

Versa Marketing, Inc.
1-877-228-6814

Source: FDA

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Lipari Foods recalls cheeses manufactured by Deutsch Kase Haus due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Lipari Foods recalls cheeses manufactured by Deutsch Kase Haus due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

 

Michigan, USA, 2017-Mar-01 — /EPR Retail News/ — Lipari Foods, LLC has issued a voluntary recall of various bulk and retail cheeses manufactured by Deutsch Kase Haus due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is 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 products were distributed to food service and retail stores throughout Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Products were distributed under the following brand names: Copperwood and Lipari Old Tyme

The affected products can be identified by:

Brand Product Lipari
Product #
Weight Sell By
Date
UPC
Copperwood Colby Jack Mini Horn 359886 4/6# 8/7/17
8/15/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Copperwood Pepper Jack Mini
Horn
359880 4/6# 5/28/17 thru
10/24/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Colby Mini Horn 119536 2/6# 5/28/17 thru
10/24/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Colby Jack Longhorn 119636 2/14.5# 5/28/17 thru
10/24/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Colby Longhorn 119736 2/15.0# 5/28/17 thru
10/24/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Pepper Jack Mini
Horn
119836 2/6# 5/28/17 thru
10/24/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Firecracker Jack Mini
Horn
249203 2/6# 5/28/17 thru
10/24/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Swiss Cheese 126000 2/8# AVG 7/4/17
7/10/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Colby Jack Mini Horn 119436 2/6# 8/7/17
8/15/17
Sliced at deli counter no UPC and chunked with no bar code
Lipari Old Tyme Colby Jack Cheese 185581 12/8 OZ 2/28/17 thru
8/14/17
094776102211
Lipari Old Tyme Colby Cheese 185547 12/8 OZ 2/28/17 thru
8/14/17
094776102273
Lipari Old Tyme Pepper Jack Cheese 185428 12/8 OZ 2/28/17 thru
8/14/17
094776102303
Lipari Old Tyme Hot Pepper Cheese 185615 12/8 OZ 6/10/17 094776102280
Lipari Old Tyme Muenster Cheese 185496 12/8 OZ 6/4/17 094776102242

No illnesses have been reported to date in connection with this problem.

This was brought to our attention by Deutsch Kase Haus in response to their recent recall due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes that originated from the supplier’s facility. As a precaution, Lipari Foods products are being recalled as they have the potential to be contaminated due to the fact that they were manufactured by Deutsch Kase Haus. We are working closely with Deutsch Kase Haus and the FDA to understand the cause of the situation and ensure that all affected product has been pulled from commerce.

Consumers who have purchased this recalled product should not consume it. They should return it to the point of purchase. Consumers with questions should call Customer Service at 800-729-3354, 8:15 am – 4:30 pm, EST, Monday through Friday.

Consumers Contact:

Customer Service
800-729-3354

Media Contact:

Michelle Voss
Michelle_Voss@liparifoods.com
(586)447-3500 ext. 9619

Source: FDA

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Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores recall Colby cheese due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores recall Colby cheese due to potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes

 

Middlebury, Indiana, 2017-Feb-27 — /EPR Retail News/ — Out of an abundance of caution and with an emphasis on customers’ wellness and safety, Lakeview Cheese and Bashas’ Family of Stores are proactively recalling various types of Colby cheese due to a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. It’s important to note that no illnesses have been reported to date.

The affected products were manufactured by Guggisberg Cheese, Inc. and by Deutsch Kase Haus, LLC of Middlebury, Indiana. The affected products were distributed by Las Vegas-based Lakeview Cheese to Bashas’ Family of Stores, and sold in Bashas’ and Food City supermarkets’ Arizona meat departments under the grocery brands’ private label.

The recall consists of nine Colby cheese products, including fixed-weight and bulk- cut, random-weight items. The products being voluntarily recalled are:

Food City Colby Longhorn Cheese 12 oz.
Food City Colby Jack Cheese 12 oz.
Food City Colby Monterey Cheese 12 oz.
Random Weight Longhorn Colby Cheese
Random Weight Cut Co-Jack Cheese
Random Weight Cut Monterey Jack Cheese
Random Weight Cut Pepper Jack Cheese
Random Weight Colby Quarter Longhorn
Random Weight Colby Horn

Bashas’ and Food City customers who have purchased these products between September 1, 2016 and February 21, 2017 can return them for a full refund. Customers with questions can call Bashas’ Family of Stores’ Customer Service Department at 480-883-6131.

Consumers Contact:

480-883-6131

Media Contact:

Greg Gaglio
President/CEO
Lakeview Cheese Company
greg@lakeviewcheese.com
702-233-2439

Ashley Shick
Director of Communications & Public Affairs
Bashas’ Family of Stores
ashick@bashas.com
480-201-2030

Source: FDA

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