January 16, 2008: Florida Cheese May Be Contaminated With E. Coli

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is warning retailers and consumers that Santa Rosa Cheese, Naturally Aged White Cheese may be contaminated with E. coli...

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According to the department’s press release:  
The potential for this contamination was determined after recent testing performed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services revealed the presence of generic E.coli bacteria – not the more dangerous E.coli O157: H7 strain - in samples of the cheese collected from the manufacturer’s Miami warehouse. The affected codes for Naturally Aged White Cheese are 565 and 589, various package sizes.  Retailers who have purchased this product are urged to return it to the manufacturer - Santa Rosa Cheese, 4795 N.W. 72nd  Avenue,  Miami, FL  33166. Consumers who have purchased the product should return it to the store from which they bought it. 
 No illnesses have been reported at this time.  To learn more about E. coli food poisoning and E. coli food poisoning symptoms, please see About E. coli. The Law Firm of Eric Weinberg represents victims of recent food poisoning outbreaks. If you have been harmed by E. coli food poisoning, and you have a question about your legal rights, please call us toll free at 1-877-934-6274, or click on Free Case Evaluation. To learn more about the Law Firm of Eric Weinberg, please see Food Poisoning Lawyer or E. coli Lawyer.  

For recent food recall, food poisoning outbreak, and food poisoning lawsuit information please see Rochester Meats E. coli Recall, Dallas Steps Up Restaurant Inspections For E. coli Meat, and Arby’s Salmonella Lawsuit

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