Whole Foods recalls cheese from stores in 22 states because of Listeria risk

Whole Foods recalls cheese from stores in 22 states because of Listeria risk

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Whole Foods Market is recalling Cahill Cheddar Porter and Whiskey Cheddar Cheeses in 22 states because of a potential contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. 

The issue was discovered when Whole Foods Market was notified by a distributor of a positive test result for the bacterial pathogen, according to the company’s recall notice posted by the Food and Drug Administration.

Customers who have purchased should not consume and should dispose of the product. No illnesses had been reported as of the posting of the recall today. The recalled cheese was sold in 44 stores.

The affected products were packaged in clear wrapping and sold in the specialty department with a Whole Foods Market scale label with “packed on” dates from May 17 to July 26. Recalled products can be identified by the following information and were distributed in the states listed below.

Product NamePLUDate Range SoldStates
Cheddar with Porter93579May 17 – July 26, 2021Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Customers who purchased this product at Whole Foods Market can bring a valid receipt into stores for a full refund. Customers with additional questions can call 844-936-8255.

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