cheese spread.pngToday, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet, LLC, a Winchester, Virginia company, is recalling its Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet Classic Cheddar Cheese Spread distributed between August 1 and August 10, 2011, with a “Best By Date” of December 23, 2011 and batch code number 0116206G113 because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services discovered the Salmonella contamination through a routine sampling of the company’s products.

The recalled product is packaged in 8 ounce glass jars and was distributed to Kroger Stores in Roanoke, Virginia; Cincinnati, Ohio; Louisville, Kentucky; and Memphis, Tennessee.  No illnesses associated with this recall have been reported to date. 

Consumers who purchased the recalled product are urged to return the product to the store where it was purchased for a full refund. 

Consumers with questions may contact Miss Bonnie’s Gourmet, LLC at (540) 686-7634.