Cheese Recalled Due To Contamination
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
The Richfield, Pennsylvania company, Apple Tree Goat Dairy, has announced a
recall of several kinds of cheese due to a possible contamination with Listeria
monocytogenes. The cheeses that have been affected by the recall are French
Herb Chevre Lot #736 in 8 oz. and 5 lb packages; Feta cheese aged 60 days
lot #836; Gouda Cheese Aged 60 days Lot #426; Pasteurized chevre Lot #816,
in 5 lb. and 8 oz. packages.
Food contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes can cause serious and even
fatal infections. The organism known as Listeria monocytogenes can lead
to severe infections in sick, elderly, or young people. Some symptoms
are high fever, severe headache, nausea, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and
stiffness. Listeria infection can also cause serious complications among
Cheese products included in the recall were distributed thru Lancaster
co-op in Washington DC, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia.
Currently, there has been no reported illness in connection with this recall.
The recall stemmed from a routine sampling program conducted by the Pennsylvania
Department of Agriculture. Listeria Monocytogenes was discovered in the
samples collected. The company is currently working with the agency to
resolve the issue.
Customers can visit the company’s website for a complete list and
description of the recalled cheese. Customers who have purchased these
recalled products are to contact the place of purchase for a full refund.
Consumers with questions can contact the Apple Tree Goat Dairy during
regular business hours.
If a dangerous product has injured you, the manufacturer or company must
be held responsible.
Contact the law offices of Meyerkord and Meyerkord, LLC, and speak to a Missouri
products liability attorney.