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Don’t Eat Roos Food Cheese Products – Maryland DOH warns

February 19, 2014 by


The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is advising consumers not to eat any cheese foods by Roos Foods of Kenton, Delaware. The products presumptively have  tested positive for Listeria bacteria.   Roos Foods include the following brands:  Santa Rosa de Lima, Amigo, Mexicana, Suyapa, La Chapina, and La Purisima Crema Nica. ___________________________________  © 2014 US […]

Listeria found in Cheese in Northern Virginia

February 17, 2014 by


On February 10, 2014, Listeria monocytogenes, a bacterium that can cause human illness, was isolated from a sample of Cuajada en Terron (Fresh Cheese Curd) collected by representatives from the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  The sample was collected at Mega Mart, a retail store located at 8328 Shopper’s Square, Manassas, VA 20111. The product was […]

Kraft Singles Ditch Artificial Preservatives

February 11, 2014 by


This is good news! Kraft’s Singles cheese product slices are ditching artificial preservatives, substituing sorbic acid with natamycin as a mold-fighter, according to an article on NBC News. While US Food Safety didn’t give any coverage to Subway removing azodicarbonamide from its bread, Kraft  is a national brand that is on the “food safety” bandwagon. Companies have noticed, […]

The Cultured Kitchen Recalls Cashew Cheese for Salmonella

January 31, 2014 by


The CDC has updated the Cultured Kitchen Recall today. A total of 17 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Stanley were reported from three states. Most of the ill people were reported from California (88%). The number of ill persons identified in each state was as follows: California (15), Nevada (1), and Wyoming […]

Heavenly Blue & Aztec Cheddar Cheese Recalled for Salmonella

January 22, 2014 by


Update: The lot number that appears on the Aztec Cheddar cheese is 130823XCAZ, not 130823XAZ as previously reported. _______________ Flat Creek Farm & Dairy of Swainsboro, GA has recalled 90 pounds of Heavenly Blue and 78 pounds of Aztec Cheddar cheese, because of potential contamination of Salmonella. Flat Creek is in the process of notifying […]


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