Headline: Saputo Cheese USA Inc. Recalls Certain Cheese Products Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes
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Saputo Cheese USA Inc. Recalls Certain Cheese Products Due to Potential Contamination of Listeria Monocytogenes

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Oct. 01, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Saputo Cheese USA Inc. (Saputo), is voluntarily recalling certain cheese products in the United States after having been notified by Old Europe Cheese, Inc. of Benton Harbor, Michigan that some cheese products that it manufactured for Saputo’s distribution may have been contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. Listeria monocytogenes is an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms, such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. The products being recalled are marked with Best By Dates ranging from September 28, 2022 to December 14, 2022. The products were distributed from August 1, 2022, through September 30, 2022. The affected products were available at supermarkets, wholesale stores, retail stores and restaurants nationwide including Albertsons, Target, Wakefern Stores, Sysco and Shamrock Foods. See listing below. Anyone concerned about an injury or illness should contact a healthcare provider. Saputo is working with impacted customers to ensure that the recalled products are removed from the marketplace. Consumers who have purchased any of the recalled products identified in the table below with the specified sell by date are urged to dispose of them or return them to the place of purchase for a full refund. No other Saputo products are affected by this recall. This recall is being initiated with the knowledge of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. For more information, consumers with questions may contact Saputo at 1-888-587-2423 between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. Pacific Standard Time. Product Recall ListingThe Brand Name, Product, Pack Size, UPC and Sell By Date that appear on packages of the affected products can assist consumers in identifying the recalled products. Material NumberBrandProductPack SizeUPC7000360MetropolitanMetropolitan Triple Cream Brie6.5#907115650057397000241MetropolitanMetropolitan Triple Cream Brie8oz007115650076797000199Maitre D’Maitre D’ Soft Ripened Double Cream Brie2.2#007804874884221007121Black BearBlack Bear Double Cream Brie Cheese10 oz007804874884607000251Black BearBlack Bear Brie Wheel6 lb.007804874884537000309Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Double Crème Brie Soft Ripened Cheese8oz007115651122367000310Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Camembert Soft Ripened Cheese8oz007115651122437000622Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Double Crème Brie Soft Ripened Cheese14oz007115651291117000783Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Double Crème Brie Soft Ripened Cheese8oz007115652049937000623Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Double Crème Brie with Cracked Peppercorns2.2# Random Weight907115651291217000624Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Double Crème Brie with Herbs2.2# Random Weight007115651291357000626Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Triple Crème Brie6.5# Random Weight007115651291667000657Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Double Crème Brie8oz007115652005207000621Joan of ArcJoan of Arc Triple Cream Brie8oz007115651291047000457Cobblestreet MarketCobblestreet Market Gouda Cheese10 lb.008224861354477000669Cobblestreet MarketCobblestreet Market Brie Soft Ripened Cheese2.2#008224861798097000521Reny PicotReny Picot Brie7oz000334210224127000819Block & BarrelBlock & Barrel Brie Cheese Wheel2.2#Random Weight007347305705017000820Block & BarrelBlock & Barrel Brie Cheese Wheel2.2#Random Weight000789826032817001166Good & GatherGood & Gather Double Cream Brie Soft Ripened Cheese8oz00085239047620 About Saputo Cheese USA Inc. Saputo Cheese USA Inc. (SCUSA) is part of Saputo Inc., one of the top ten dairy processors in the world. SCUSA produces, markets and distributes a vast assortment of cheeses. Furthermore, the Company converts, markets and sells a broad range of specialty cheeses and holds an important portfolio of import licenses for specialty cheeses manufactured abroad. Additionally, Saputo produces, markets and distributes dairy ingredients in the USA and on the international market. Products are sold under a variety of the Company’s brand names, as well as under customer brand names. Media Inquiries1-514-328-3141 / 1-866-648-5902media@saputo.com

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