Whole Foods recalls Pecorino Aged Cheese in Walnut Leaves

Posted on February 17, 2016 by


Whole Foods Market of Austin, Texas is recalling Pecorino Aged Cheese in Walnut Leaves sold in one Florida and one New York, NY store, because it has the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes.

No illnesses have been reported to date.

The recalled cheese was cut and packaged in clear plastic wrap with scale labels beginning with PLU code 294239 and “sell by” dates of 3/3/16 through 3/8/16 in the Bowery, NYC store. In West Palm Beach, FL the recalled cheese was sold with scale labels beginning with PLU code 290107 and “sell by” dates of 2/29/16 through 3/8/16. The recalled cheese was pulled from store shelves and destroyed on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016.

A sampling of the products tested positive for Listeria monocytogenes during a routine inspection conducted by the supplier.

Consumers who have purchased this product from Whole Foods Market should discard it and bring their receipt to the store for a full refund. Consumers with questions should contact their local store or call 512-477-5566 ext. 20060 between the hours of 9am and 5pm CST, Monday through Friday.

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