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A Recent History of Listeria and Cheese in the US

Les Freres Cheese Listeriosis Outbreak, June 2013

On July 3, 2013 the Minnesota Department of Health announced an outbreak of listeriosis linked to eating Les Freres cheese made by Crave Brothers Farmstead Classics Cheese, a Wisconsin producer. Two people in Minnesota were ill with onsets in early …Read More »

Listeriosis in Westmoreland County (PA) Patient Linked to Cheese Sold by Whole Foods, 2012

The Allegheny County Health Department and Whole Foods Market announced that Jean Perrin Edel de Cleron cheese sold in the East Liberty Whole Foods Market store was linked to listeriosis in a 69-year-old Westmoreland County man. The man fell ill on …Read More »

Forever Cheese Ricotta and Listeriosis, March-October 2012

On September 10, 2012 Forever Cheese, Inc. recalled all Ricotta Salata Frescolina brand, Forever Cheese lot #T9425 and/or production code 441202 due to an outbreak of listeriosis linked to the product. On November 21, 2012 the CDC declared the outbreak…Read More »

Green Cedar Dairy – Harb, Inc. Natural Ackawi and Chives Cheese 2011

On December 27, the Michigan Department of Agriculture announced the recall of All Natural Ackawi and Chive Cheeses produced by the Green Cedar Dairy – Harb, Inc., of Dearborn, Michigan. The recalled product is sold in approximately 12-14 oz. squares…Read More »