May 19, 2011: Schratter Foods Recalls Cheese Product Amid Listeria Concerns

Schratter Foods Incorporated announced on May 18, 2011 that it would be recalling its “Quenby Hall Blue Stilton Cheese” after concerns were raised that the product may be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. 

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The cheese is sold in bulk (Round Half 8.5-9.6 lbs) and in various weight wedge cuts with UPC 0813555010000.  The UPC label states “Imported by: ANCO Fine Cheese” and the affected lots are 019 through 034.  The lots also are marked with an expiration date of 6/15/2011 through 6/29/2011. 

Listeria is a bacterium that can cause a serious and potentially fatal infection in young children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised.  Infection with Listeria can lead to miscarriage and stillbirth in pregnant women.  To learn more, please see Listeriosis Symptoms

The cheese product has been distributed to retailers nationwide.  It is possible to buy the product in precut wedges, or have wedges cut from bulk items at the time of purchase. 

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