Another recall today (actually, the queso fresco recall was announced yesterday, but expanded upon today by the FDA).  This one concerns cheese (queso fresco soft mexican cheese) due to potential contamination by listeria monocytogenes.  The FDA’s cheese recall announcement states as follows:

Del Bueno of Grandview, WA is recalling all size packages of Queso

The USDA’s food safety and inspection service announced this morning the recall of ham products (bad timing) that are potentially contaminated by listeriaThe USDA’s statement reads as follows:

Lorentz Meats, a Cannon Falls, Minn., establishment, is recalling approximately 100 pounds of ham products that may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, the U.S. Department

The Milford Daily News reported that two people died after drinking milk produced by Whittier Farms in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts.  According to the story, the Massachusetts Department of Public Health issued a warning to consumers not to drink milk produced by the dairy because it might be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 

Whittier Farms distributes most of

Kraft Foods Inc., in what officials called "a precautionary measure," this morning issued a recall for meat products made at a certain production facility because of concerns about possible contamination with Listeria

The Northfield-based food-product concern said that Carolina Culinary Foods, an "external manufacturer" for Kraft which is based in South Carolina, issued a recall Feb. 18 because "of a finding of Listeria monocytogenes in a single package" of Oscar Mayer/Louis Rich Chicken Breast Strips – Grilled with a "best when used by date" of 19APR2007.


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Lappert’s Ice Cream of Richmond California is recalling its Banana Caramel Chocolate Chip Ice Cream, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.
The product is sold in standard one pint ice cream cartons and is identified as “Banana Caramel Chocolate Chip”. The product contains no date code. The product has been